Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Manhattan

Impromptu Shared Space Calms Soho Intersection

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Reader Tim Koelle sends this report of a busted traffic signal gone terribly right at the intersection of West Broadway and Grand yesterday morning: I watched for an hour while cars, trucks and pedestrians shared this space quietly… with civility! Little honking, no aggressive driving, no traffic cop. Why? Because the light was out. No […]

What Does Summer Streets Mean for Business?

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All this relaxed foot traffic surely brought a smile to the face of many a retailer and restaurateur While press coverage of Summer Streets has been generally positive, tales of the miffed muffler shop owner and complaining cabinet maker are bound to continue, as reporters hunt for naysayers to "balance" out their stories. But what […]