Carriage Horses Will Only Operate in Central Park Under Compromise

(DNAINFO) Shaye Weaver | January 18, 2016 — The number of licensed horses will also be reduced from 180 to 75 over two years, the city says.

The city’s controversial horse-drawn carriage industry will no longer be allowed to operate outside Central Park and the number of carriages will be cut by more than half in the next two years under a deal between city officials and the Teamsters Union, the two sides announced Monday.

The agreement is the product of a long-running negotiation between the carriage industry and Mayor Bill de Blasio, who vowed to do away with horse-drawn carriages as part of his campaign.

Source: Carriage Horses Will Only Operate in Central Park Under Compromise – Upper East Side – DNAinfo.com New York

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