Arun Venugopal is a reporter and the creator of Micropolis, WNYC’s multi-platform series examining race, sexuality, religion, street life and other issues that define New York City. He has been with the station since 2005, and has covered a wide range of stories, including the death of Sean Bell, the controversy over the Park 51 mosque and community center and Occupy Wall Street .
A Bigger Times Square for Pedestrians
Friday, May 22, 2009
New York, NY —
Times Square may never be the same. On Monday, the city is beginning a pilot project to shut down stretches of Broadway to car traffic - from the theater district down to Herald Square - and open them up to pedestrians. WNYC's Arun Venugopal has more on the transformation.