Amanda Rosa: Are More Car-Free Streets in N.Y.C.’s Future?

12/08/2020 - 08:39

New York City has a love-hate relationship with cars. If you’re a restaurant owner desperate for expanded outdoor seating, you might have a hate-hate relationship with cars these days.

At the start of the coronavirus crisis, traffic dried up, prompting the city to close more than 70 miles of roadway to cars and trucks for its Open Streets program. That made extra room for socially distant walking, biking and outdoor dining … for now.