NYC officials push back on City Council proposal to close some streets to cars

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NYC officials push back on City Council proposal to close some streets to cars 1 New York City officials on Friday cautioned against a proposal to close some streets to car traffic to allow New Yorkers more space to stay apart and exercise outdoors during the coronavirus crisis – steps taken by other U.S. and European cities. The officials said street closures and pedestrian-priority streets could not safely and quickly be implemented in a city as dense as New York. Cities also want to ensure that years of anti-smog policies are not reversed as people returning outside res

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