pedestrian plazas

  • Bratton backtracks on Times Square pedestrian plazas

    September 22, 2015 05:20PM
    Police commissioner Bill Bratton backtracked Tuesday on calls to rip out Times Square’s pedestrian plazas, acknowledging stakeholder support for the plazas created by former...
  • Promoters exploit agency overlap to host Midtown events

    November 21, 2013 03:30PM
    Taking advantage of confusion between city agencies tasked with manning public plazas and parks, corporate promoters are flooding areas like Times Square and pedestrian...
  • Bloomberg backs Vanderbilt Avenue plaza

    July 10, 2012 08:30AM
    Mayor Michael Bloomberg voices his support for converting Vanderbilt Avenue near Grand Central Station into a pedestrian plaza a la Times Square, the New...
  • More pedestrian plazas in the works for NYC

    April 06, 2010 09:19AM
    The city is seeking proposals for an expansion of its Times and Herald Square pedestrian plazas across the city, yesterday asking community non-profit groups...