Governor Hochul hosted her State of the State yesterday outlining her vision for 2023. Click here for our statement on her State of the State address.
The Open Streets Program is back!
New York City's Open Streets program transforms streets into public spaces open to all. These transformations allow for a range of activities that promote economic development, support schools, and provide new ways for New Yorkers to enjoy cultural programming and build community.
The 2023 application features important deadlines partners should consider before applying:
• If your Open Street will launch on or before June 30th, 2023, you must apply by January 31st, 2023.
• If your Open Street will launch on or after July 1st, 2023, you must apply by April 14th, 2023. This deadline is also for any school applying for the 2023-2024 academic year.
NYC DOT works with community-based organizations, educational institutions, and groups of businesses to execute Open Streets citywide. In coordination with community partners, NYC DOT can also help to develop operational plans to manage the street for multiple uses, including outdoor dining, programming, and outdoor learning/recreation for schools. NYC DOT works with partners and local stakeholders to ensure loading, deliveries, and emergency access is coordinated as part of the Open Streets' operations.
Click here for the application.