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Summer Streets

Echoes of Ciclovia

Akash Goel | Posted 10.09.2013 | New York
Akash Goel

While I absolutely applaud the DOT for supporting such a program, as a physician who practices medicine in Washington Heights, my gut feeling is that the streets are open but are not inclusive to those who need it most.

LOOK: Amazing Pics From Carless 'Summer Streets'

Posted 10.15.2011 | New York

The New York City Department of Transportation opened up 7 miles of Manhattan streets Saturday to pedestrians and bicyclists as part of its Summer Str...

'Summer Streets' Will Take Over 7 Miles Of Manhattan Roads

Posted 08.28.2011 | New York

Once again, the New York City Department of Transportation will clear seven miles of Manhattan streets this August on three consecutive Saturdays for ...

CicLAvia Is What I'll Be Doing in LA This Sunday

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

The City of LA recognized in CicLAvia an opportunity to give Angelenos a taste of what LA can be like, at least for a bit, without cars. It will temporarily turn the streets over to those who deserve them the most. Us.

A Bicycle Built for Us: Will this Weekend's "Summer Streets" Program Launch Our Bike-Sharing Revolution?

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Adam Hanft

I was in Paris in September and from what I could see, Velib has taken the town by storm. The racks are ubiquitous in large areas of the city, and the streets are well stocked with furiously pedaling Parisians.

Manhattan Streets Go Car-Free For 3 Days

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- Nearly seven miles of Manhattan streets will be traffic-free but open to cyclists and walkers for three consecutive Saturdays this m...

An Open Letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg: Remember the Poor

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Russell Simmons

We respect the city's interest in servicing the tourists and more affluent New Yorkers and we recognize these programs, in some way, benefit the entire city. However, the poor do not benefit enough.

New Yorkers Hit The Streets

New York Post | SALLY GOLDENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

"Summer Streets", New York City's largest block party, is coming back to Manhattan for three consecutive Saturdays in August. Mayor Bloomberg will cle...