Press Releases

Press Release #06-36

Contact: Kay Sarlin (212) 442-7033
Craig Chin

Traffic Advisory for Central and Prospect Parks

The New York City Department of Transportation advised motorists that beginning on Monday June 5, 2006, vehicles will no longer be allowed to use Central Park's East Drive north of 72nd Street in the morning or the West Drive in the afternoon, as well as Prospect Park's West Drive in the morning. These closures will remain in effect through mid-November 2006 as part of a six-month pilot traffic plan for Central and Prospect Parks.