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New pedestrian maps to ease navigation of NYC

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NEW YORK (PIX11) — The city is set to install pedestrian maps throughout the five boroughs, in order to help tourists and New Yorkers alike whom seem to find themselves lost on the city streets.

These pedestrian navigation maps have just been installed at key crossings in Chinatown and will also be installed next month on 34th street and the Garment District in Midtown, Prospect Heights, Crown Heights and Long Island City.


The maps will be installed on sidewalks and in subway stations, and  will include points of interest, travel information, area streets and a marker system. The city plans to have 100 of them installed across the five boroughs by 2014.

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