Forty years ago today, Philippe Petit performed a high wire act between the two towers of the World Trade Center.
New York’s pedestrian safety initiatives are becoming more visible. Fourteen more major streets’ speed limits are being dropped from 30 to 25 mph over the next few months. Jerome Ave in the Bronx just dropped down to 25 yesterday, and WFUV was there to cover it.
Is New York’s future on the water? AM New York’s published a list of five projects that would change New York City, and some of the most exciting ones are on the city’s miles of waterfront [Like Fresh Kills Park, above]. Much of the Hudson coastline has been revitalized by development, is the East River next?