The Year's Best In Livable Streets

Streetsblog has announced the winners of its livable streets awards, commending such public works as bike lanes and low emissions policies.

"All in all it was a great year for New York City's Livable Streets Movement. Here are the winners of our 2007 awards."

Best Livable Streets Project: The Ninth Avenue bike lane, Chelsea.

Best New Public Space: DUMBO's Pearl Street Pocket Park. Honorable mention: Chelsea's Meat Market Plaza.

Best Pedestrian Project: Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza. Honorable mention: Jewel Avenue, Fresh Meadows, Queens.

Best Bicycle Project: Curbside automobile parking space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is replaced by bike racks.

Full Story: The Streetsies

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