City delays Fifth Avenue traffic chaos; Post credited for commuter victory

The de Blasio Administration has given up on an ill-conceived scheme to disrupt traffic and tourism in the heart of Manhattan.

The Department of Transportation apparently backed off the plan to avoid “a very real risk of interfering with the holiday season,” Department of Transportation Commissioner Hank Gutman said this week. “Our decision is not to do anything that interferes with that, we will pick up activity after the holidays.”

Gutman spoke at a Wednesday news conference, according to StreetsBlog.

“Not one business here supports the plan,” Jerome Barth, president of the Fifth Avenue Association told The Post in August.Helayne Seidman

Gutman echoed concerns raised by

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