The Department of Transportation announces a request for proposals for the new pedestrian information system.

New York City's Department of Transportation is planning to add signage to the streets to help pedestrians navigate the neighborhoods more easily. A request for proposals has been issued for an information system that makes the city more accessible for New Yorkers and visitors. This wayfinding system will provide clear signs that tell people their location, how long it takes to walk to key locations and gives a map of the area. It would first be implemented in four NYC districts: Long Island City, Queens; Prospect Heights/Crown Heights, Brooklyn; and Chinatown as well as parts of Midtown, in Manhattan. Commissioner Sadik-Khan said:

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