Car-Free Prospect Park

Still Pushing for Car Ban

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More than 80% of visitors to Prospect Park would use the park more often if cars were banned there, a new study says.</p><p>The survey by <strong>Transportation Alternatives</strong> also shows that people are twice as likely to leave the park when cars are allowed to start driving there, and the number of parents with baby strollers also drops 40% during driving time.</p><p>"It makes me not even want to use the park when there are cars there," said Danny Anisfield, an avid biker from Prospect Heights who avoids the park in the evening when cars

Move To Eliminate Cars within Prospect Park Picks Up Support

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A study of pedestrian use patterns in Prospect Park, which polled more than 450 park users over nine months, reports that 60 percent of people think the park is "dangerous" when cars are allowed in compared to just 6 percent when driving is not allowed in the park.</p><p>These and other findings in the report, conducted by the bicycle advocacy group <strong>Transportation Alternatives</strong>, indicate that car hours chase people out of Prospect Park, a consequence made more significant by the fact that:</p><p><ul><li>Brooklyn has l

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