Broadway: Greenlight for Midtown, 2009
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg encouraged the NYCDOT explore ways to reduce traffic and improve pedestrian safety in midtown. On Memorial Day 2009, NYCDOT began implementation of the Green Light for Midtown project. The work created new pedestrian areas on Broadway in Times Square (47th to 42nd Streets) and Herald Square (35th to 33rd Streets). Extensive safety improvements were also made along the Broadway corridor between Columbus Circle and Madison Square.

The project was based on a feasibility analysis that indicated it would improve traffic flow on 6th and 7th Avenue and improve traffic safety along Broadway. After implementing Green Light for Midtown as a pilot, NYCDOT collected extensive transportation data to monitor the project and collected these photos along the way.
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