Car Free NYC Closes Broadway to Traffic on Sat. April 22nd

Details on Street Access for Motor Vehicles, Street Closures

This Earth Day, NYC DOT is closing Broadway from Times Square to Union Square to vehicular traffic and is filling NYC’s public plazas with exciting activities like dance, art, presentations, music, and more with Car Free NYC. In Union Square, prepare for free fitness on the Broadway Pedestrian Plaza (17th Street and Broadway) with neighborhood business Paragon Sports.

Businesses, residents and visitors should prepare for April 22nd in order to minimize disruption due to street closures. See below for tips from the NYC DOT:

District Alert: National Weather Service Issues Tropical Storm Watch

Be Aware of Emergency Protocol

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As we head into the holiday weekend, please be aware that the National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for New York City. A Tropical Storm Watch is issued 48 hours in advance of the possible onset of tropical-storm-force winds, which include sustained wind speeds of 39 mph to 74 mph.

The National Weather Service has also issued a Storm Surge Watch for coastal areas of New York City until further notice. The combination of strong winds, dangerous Continue reading