Pols and advocates are demanding that the city actually fund the long-awaited Streets Master Plan, which requires scores of new miles of protected bike lanes and bus lanes, cleaner sidewalks, and car-free streets.
Mayor Adams on Thursday revealed a pretty hefty — but not-so-detailed — blueprint for reviving the city. But what's in the "Rebuild, Renew, Reinvent" blueprint for the livable streets crowd? Here's what we found...
Ydanis Rodriguez confirmed that a Brooklyn roadway where a 3-month-old girl was killed in her stroller by a reckless driver will be converted into a public plaza, pushing aside the parochial concerns of car owners who will no longer be able to use curbside space to park six vehicles for free.
See it: Gorgeous plazas with lush plantings in movable containers. Refurbished 19th-century factory buildings on quaint cobblestone streets. People sipping drinks under red cloth umbrellas — and hardly a car to be seen. Are we really in the Manhattan? Yes.