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.