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Celebrate Earth Day with CarFreeNYC on Friday, April 22nd

CarFreeNYC schedule of eventsNew York City will create three car-free zones on Earth Day, Friday, April 22nd as part of an initiative called CarFreeNYC led by City Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez. Free activities will include parkour lessons, large-scale games and performances, and free bike-helmet fittings. Rodriguez is the City Council Transportation Committee Chair, and as part of this event, he seeks to highlight the impact on climate change of single-passenger car use.

 

These Flatiron businesses will host free activities:
  • Athleta Flatiron
  • exhale Flatiron
  • The Jazz Gallery
  • Metropolitan Room
  • Origins Flatiron
  • The Peoples Improv Theater
  • TADA! Youth Theater
  • and Uplift Studios.

 

Date: Friday, April 22nd, 2016 
Time: Approximately 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Location: Broadway between 17th and 23rd Streets
 

Follow the planning process for the initiative through the Facebook page for CarFreeNYC.

 

Download DOT's Earth Day postcard here

Download DOT's flyer for residents here

Graphic via the NYC Department of Transportation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 











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