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Parking day in the dailynews

Got a nice photo in the Daily News.
(thanks for pointing it out Jefferson Siegel)

This was for park(ing) day 9/18/09 and our live web cast.

Green vs. Machine: Environmental advocates occupy parking spaces around Manhattan

BY MIRELA IVERAC AND CORKY SIEMASZKO
DAILY NEWS WRITERS
Saturday, September 19th 2009, 4:00 AM

(photo by Jefferson Siegel/daily news)

“A group fighting to take back the streets from cars won a skirmish Friday in the struggle of man vs. machine.
Armed with city permits and lots of quarters, activists enlisted by Transportation Alternatives occupied 51 parking places around the city – and held on to them all day.
They turned those islands of asphalt into art galleries, performance spaces, and gathering spots for supporters who want to make the city “cleaner and greener.”
“In some cases, people were running their offices out of those spots while they fed the meter,” said Paul Steely White, the group’s head honcho.

Read the entire article here.

Ok, Times up or bikeblognyc didn’t get a mention, but we did get a photo and had the only live webcast at parking day.

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