OPEN STREETS: DOT TO RELEASE GROUND-BREAKING REPORT DETAILING ECONOMIC BOOST OF OUTDOOR DINING DURING COVID PANDEMIC
NYC Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez, elected officials, and advocates announce the release of new report titled Streets for Recovery: The Economic Benefits of NYC Open Streets Program.
This first-in-nation report uses data from the Department of Finance to confirm that Open Streets helped keep local restaurants and bars afloat during the pandemic.
The following officials will be present: NYC DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez
Wellington Chen, Chinatown Partnership
Andrew Rigie, NY Hospitality Alliance
When: Tuesday, October 25, 11:00 A.M. (Rain-or-Shine)
Where: Corner of Doyers Street and Pell Street
Hard copies of the economic report will be available at event.
Banner Image: NYC Outdoor Dining. Image Credit – NACTO by CC