NYC DOT works with a diverse set of partners to implement Open Streets citywide, including:
- Formal or informal community-based organizations (such as block associations, business improvement districts, civic groups, non-profits, etc.)
- Educational institutions (such as schools (pre-K to 12), colleges, or universities)
- Groups of businesses (merchant groups, neighboring entities, etc.)
- Houses of worship
Learn More & Apply
The 2024 Open Streets application is now open!
In 2024, both new and returning partners must apply to manage an Open Street in their community. Returning partners can complete a streamlined application by providing their 2023 application ID. New partners must submit a full application.
Please contact us online if you need assistance applying in another language: https://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/contact/contact-form.shtml?routing=op
January 31, 2024 – If your Open Street will launch on or before June 30, 2024.
March 1, 2024 – If your Open Street will launch on or after July 1, 2024. This deadline is also for schools applying for the 2024-2025 academic school year.
Questions or concerns? Not sure where to start? Contact us online to schedule a meeting with a member of the Open Streets team before applying: https://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/contact/contact-form.shtml?routing=op