Em Nova York as vagas de carro podem ser ocupadas por pequenos cafés, que melhoram o clima da rua mais cheia de caminhões e carros grandes estacionados, tornando o lugar agradável.
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The concept is simple: street space is limited and valuable. To that end, New York has been evaluating whether the highest and best use for street space along narrow sidewalks is storing cars. Like a glorified Park(ing) Day spot made (semi)permanent and held on high, these pop-up cafés invite pedestrians to imagine their city in new ways.
“The Pop-up Café has been like night and day for our business, transforming a loading zone full of trucks into an attractive space that makes our storefront much more visible and accessible to potential customers,” said Lars Akerlund, owner of Fika Espresso Bar.
Um projeto parecido começou um pouco antes em São Francisco: Parklet