Cars could be banned from Central Park for summer 2015 under proposed bill

October 9, 2014 2:11 AM

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Cars could be banned from Central Park for summer 2015 under proposed bill

Under a new City Council bill, cars would be shut out of the park for three months next summer to study whether to banish them for good.

The legislation, introduced this week by Manhattan Councilmembers Helen Rosenthal and Mark Levine, would ban cars from June 24 to Sept. 25 of 2015 and require the city to test the effect on traffic outside the park, pedestrians and the environment.

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