Temporary restoration – If road opening or excavation work is not completed by the end of the day, the licensee must make temporary repairs in accordance with section 2-11(e) of the Highway Traffic Act, including, but not limited to, the following requirements: Road rehabilitation in progress. NYC DOT`s road reconstruction and surface renewal programs cover nearly 6,000 miles of urban roads. Street Design Manual – a special exhibit in collaboration with Fordham University: An exhibit highlighting the Street Design Manual`s groundbreaking role in transforming New York City streets from a network designed primarily for cars into one that supports a wider variety of safe and convenient transportation and activities with an increasing focus on pedestrians and cyclists. From a block party that opens a single block for one-day community activities, to Summer Streets, which dedicates more than 7 miles of streets to pedestrians, runners and cyclists, the programming reminds New Yorkers that streets are public spaces and should support an active lifestyle. healthy and sustainable. The DOT expands the small selection of recommended plants listed in previous versions of the Street Design Manual and is now introducing its Plant Finder tool, which provides an expanded database of plants that have been successfully used in public rights-of-way. Permanent restoration – Once work is completed on a road, permitting authorities must restore all road openings and excavations in accordance with paragraph 2-11(e) of the Highway Traffic Act, including, but not limited to, the following required restoration elements: Programming activates streets, sidewalks and pedestrian spaces and is essential to the continued success of a public space. Markets, public art, performances and other events support important public space and increase pedestrian activity. support for local businesses; Connect residents to resources; celebrate community, culture and diversity; and promote local ownership of the public spaces in which they take place. Rehabilitation of roads after utilities, 18th Street and Irving Place, Manhattan. The third edition of the Street Design Manual renews the manual`s status as a living document and reinforces its role as an important resource for those working on projects in New York City`s public rights-of-way. It includes both a comprehensive update to the guidelines from previous iterations and a number of important additions: a new chapter on public programming in roads and public spaces; a large number of new entries in the Process, Geometry, Furniture and Landscape chapters; and significantly expanded coverage of several key topics, including bike paths, inclusive design, and landscape selection and management. In addition, the third edition is available online to increase the reach and accessibility of this important reference document.
Special note: This edition was completed before the state of emergency due to COVID-19; As city processes adapt in response to the crisis, they may temporarily deviate from the guidelines provided here. As the situation evolves, the agency remains committed to applying the proven principles and treatments of the Street Design Manual to support the health and safety of all New Yorkers. The Street Design Manual is New York`s comprehensive resource for street design standards, guidelines, and guidelines. It draws on a wide range of resources and experiences to present a consistent selection for road design. This manual was created and published by the NYC Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) with input from various city and design professionals.