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Money for Something: DOT Starts $89M Paseo Park Redesign Outreach

The Department of Transportation held its first vision meeting for the redesign of the 26-block 34th Avenue open street. Of course, some opponents were so angry that they didn't bother to participate.

June 24, 2024

Elmhurst’s ‘Little Thailand’ Gets Open Street Redesign

An already popular open street will be converted to one-way — with the space used to bolster the many restaurants nearby.

June 19, 2024

Someday, You May be Able to Activate Open Streets with Fewer City Hurdles

It could get easier and cheaper to organize hopscotch or hula hoop on open streets.

June 18, 2024

Queens Pol: DOT Needs to Solve ‘Moped Crisis’ in Paseo Park

Residents fear mopeds on the "gold standard" open street — and the local Council member is focused on a better design.

June 11, 2024

‘The Moped Crisis’: Bill Doubling Fines For Unauthorized Dealers Passes Senate

"[The bill] will help alleviate some of the challenges we see around mopeds,” said Assembly Member Jessica González-Rojas, who is co-sponsoring the bill in her chamber.

June 3, 2024

Small East Bronx Open Street Shows Big Potential

An open street on less than a block of Williamsbridge is one of just two in the entire East Bronx.

May 24, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines: Four for Fifth Edition

The good news? There's a new operator for the Fifth Avenue open street. The bad news? It's four blocks, down from 15 last year. Plus other news.

April 24, 2024

Open Streets Groups Warn of Extra Red Tape to Run Events

Two weeks notice for hopscotch or a yoga class?

April 23, 2024

City Urges Judge to Toss Anti-Open Streets Lawsuit

The city's not responsible for 24-7 car access to every street, officials argued.

April 16, 2024

DOT Trims Willoughby Ave. Open Street Hours Because ‘Streets Are For All New Yorkers’

It's a big hit on the same open street that key mayor adviser Ingrid Lewis-Martin tried to remove less than two months into Mayor Adams's tenure.

April 11, 2024