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Reference > Transportation Planning > Pedestrian Planning Printer Friendly Version
Pedestrian Planning Pedestrian Planning


Bicycle & Greenway | Pedestrian | Parking | Roadway and Other Projects



Whether you are browsing the active city storefronts or heading to the nearest subway station, walking and New York City are inseparably linked together. The Transportation Division plans for improving, creating and maintaining pedestrian facilities. Please view and download our pedestrian projects below as well those located in the Bicycle and Greenway Projects section which includes greenway pedestrian facilities.


Flatbush Avenue Pedestrian Study
Flatbush Avenue Pedestrian Study (2008), examines and analyzes pedestrian conditions at select locations intersections along Flatbush Avenue. The objectives of this study are to examine existing pedestrian traffic flow and circulation within the study area, and to develop recommendations to enhance pedestrian movements and safety.

Upper Manhattan Pedestrian Project

Upper Manhattan Pedestrian Project (2008) presents the findings from the study of intersections around Ft. Washington Avenue and the George Washington Bridge in the Washington Heights area of the city.

East Houston Pedestrian Plan

The East Houston Street Pedestrian Project (2006) will plan, design, and implement improvements for pedestrians and cyclists along East Houston Street in Manhattan. These recommendations will improve safety and circulation at intersections, facilitate access to commercial, recreational and transportation destinations, and improve the streetscape.

Pedestrian Level of Service

Pedestrian Level of Service (2006) evaluates the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) pedestrian level of service (LOS) methodology in terms of its suitability for pedestrian planning in New York City. It seeks to compile a pedestrian characteristics database, and makes recommendations for improvements in New York City's pedestrian LOS analysis.

Subway Sidewalk Interface - Brooklyn
Brooklyn Subway Sidewalk Interface - Technical Memorandum V (2005) proposes to improve pedestrian access to mass transit in Brooklyn by planning, designing and implementing improvements to the sidewalks and intersections adjacent to subway entrances.
Subway Sidewalk Interface - Queens
Queens Subway Sidewalk Interface - Technical Memorandum V (2005) proposes to improve pedestrian access to mass transit in Queens by planning, designing and implementing improvements to the sidewalks and intersections adjacent to subway entrances .
Subway Sidewalk Interface - Bronx
Bronx Subway Sidewalk Interface - Technical Memorandum V (2004) includes final recommendations to improve pedestrian access to mass transit in the Bronx by planning, designing and implementing improvements to the sidewalks and intersections adjacent to subway entrances .
Brooklyn Retail
Brooklyn Retail Corridors (2003) examines traffic and pedestrian congestion and safety issues in four retail corridors in the borough of Brooklyn, and presents solutions for better management of the traffic and pedestrian networks.
taxis
Taxi Stands in Times Square and the Theater District Study (2001) examines how well taxi stands are used and recommends actions to improve their visibility and use.
Midtown Manhattan Pedestrian Network Development, Phase 1
Midtown Manhattan Pedestrian Network Development, Phase 1 (2000) is a joint effort of the Department of City Planning and the Department of Transportation. It evaluates pedestrian as well as vehicular circulation to reduce pedestrian-vehicular conflicts and pedestrian and vehicular congestion, and to improve safety, access, convenience and the urban environment in and around Midtown Manhattan.
Lower Manhattan
The Lower Manhattan Pedestrianization Study (1997) is a joint effort of the Department of City Planning and the Department of Transportation, would improve the pedestrian circulation system downtown by reducing congestion, improving safety, and providing better pedestrian access to mass transit, offices, stores, the waterfront, open spaces, and tourist attractions.
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