Lifestyle Summer Streets schedule announced by the city People ride, run or walk along a car-free Park Avenue during Summer Streets on August 3, 2013. Photo Credit: Getty Images / EMMANUEL DUNAND By DAN RIVOLI firstname.lastname@example.org @danrivoli June 19, 2014 6:57 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email New Yorkers will get to play in the streets without worrying about traffic this season as Summer Streets and car-free Central Park hours return, the Department of Transportation announced Thursday. For Summer Streets, the city will close car traffic on three Saturdays -- August 2, 9 and 16 -- from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. along Park Avenue from Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park. Central Park's north-south roads will also be car-free above 72nd Street starting June 27. Meanwhile, the city's Weekend Walks program will partner with community groups to host 30 events throughout the five boroughs. A list of the events can be found at nyc.gov/weekendwalks. By DAN RIVOLI email@example.com @danrivoli Dan covers transportation, politics and general assignment news for amNewYork. He is a Staten Island native who lives in Brooklyn. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.