A street with many mature trees

Street trees provide significant benefits and should be planted wherever possible: W 95th Street, Manhattan (Credit: Parks)

This chapter provides general guidelines for the selection, design, installation, and maintenance of plantings in the public right-of-way (ROW). It reflects current practices and initiatives such as OneNYC, DOT’s NYC Plaza Program, and DEP’s Green Infrastructure Plan.

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