Don’t worry. The aggressive naked ladies and off-brand cartoon characters of Times Square aren’t going anywhere.
A City Hall task force will not recommend reopening Times Square to vehicle traffic, instead suggesting a number of other steps, including keeping Desnudas and other colorful panhandlers in a designated area.
Officials also propose forbidding street vending on 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth avenues to make more room for pedestrians. They would also add more traffic-enforcement agents and crossing guards, as well as limit permitting of street fairs, the Wall Street Journal reported.