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Car Free Earth Day (Broadway)

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Car Free Earth Day Broadway Background

Car Free Earth Day is an annual car-free event, held the weekend before or after Earth Day (April 22). The Event opens thirty blocks of Broadway from Times Square to Union Square for people to explore on foot during event hours, 9 am to 3 pm.

Programming is presented at six rest stops:

  • Times Square (42nd Street and Broadway)
  • Garment (38th Street and Broadway)
  • Herald Square (34th Street and Broadway)
  • City Zone (26th Street and Broadway)
  • Flatiron (23rd Street and Broadway)
  • Union Square (17th Street and Broadway)
Environmental programming is offered by City agencies and nonprofit organizations along the route to promote activism and education surrounding climate change, sustainability and other relevant topics.

Visit NYC DOT’s Flickr for images of past Car Free Earth Day events,

Car Free Earth Day 2019 - crowded streets with vendor tents