Thirty blocks of Broadway, from Times Square to Union Square, invite people to explore on foot - streets cleared of vehicular traffic - from 9am-3pm.
Programming is presented at six rest stops:
- Times Square (42nd Street and Broadway)
- Garment (38th Street and Broadway)
- Herald Square (34th Street and Broadway)
- City Zone (26th Street and Broadway)
- Flatiron (23rd Street and Broadway)
- Union Square (17th Street and Broadway)
Environmental programming is offered by City agencies and nonprofit organizations along the route to promote activism and education surrounding climate change, sustainability and other relevant topics.
In uptown Manhattan, Car Free Earth Day opens up 9 blocks on St. Nicholas Avenue from 181st Street to 190th Street, from 10am-4pm. All along the street tare performances and educational programming highlighting the importance of sustainability, tackling climate change, and rethinking how we use our streets.