Car Free Earth Day NYC
Saturday, April 21, 2018
30 blocks of Broadway, from 17th Street to 47th Street,
will be closed to cars for six hours from 9am to 3pm
Car Free Earth Day is an annual car-free event, which will be held this year on Saturday, April 21st, the day before Earth Day. The Event opens thirty blocks of Broadway from Times Square to Union Square for people to explore on foot during event hours, 9:00 AM to 3:00 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), and 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 DOT Flickr for images of past Car Free Earth Day events, www.flickr.com/nycstreets.