Earlier this week, new pavement and bike lane markings went down on the path connecting the western Queens waterfront to Queens Plaza. The path is still cluttered with illegally parked cars, but that's about to change, according to DOT.
In many American cities, free on-street parking remains more abundant than affordable housing. Despite the housing crunch spreading to more urban areas, the politics of parking threatens to keep it that way.
As part of the recently-launched Streetopia campaign, Clarence put together this short overview of how cities including Zurich, Tokyo, and Olso are removing parking to curb traffic and improve other forms of transportation. New York could learn a few things.