6½th Avenue Gets Greenlight: Pedestrian Passageway Approved by Community Board, Installation in June

YES!

Basically, there are currently random passageways (privately owned) through buildings sitting in between 6th and 7th Avenues. But, it’s not easy to cross the street at those points, and it’s rather disjointed. So, the city is creating new, raised crosswalks, street paint, and stop signs to hopefully ease traffic and make these public spaces more inviting and usable. It’s really a wonderful idea, especially because the core infrastructure is already there and there simply aren’t enough useable public spaces in midtown. Fellow midtown cynic Jared and I couldn’t even find somewhere to sit outside and eat our lunch the other day. This will definitely improve a lot.

Read more from The New York Observer here.

6½th Avenue Gets Greenlight: Pedestrian Passageway Approved by Community Board, Installation in June

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