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PARK(ing) Day

Leon Yin, a junior studying biochemistry at New York University, relaxes in a lawn chair while paricipating in Park(ing) Day on September 20, 2013 in New York City. Park(ing) Day is an annual, international day where participants transform ordinary parking spaces into miniature public parks to bring attention to use of space, environment and our reliance on cars. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

PARK(ing) Day

PARK(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and

citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks.


event aims to transform metered parking spaces into temporary public

places to call attention to the need for more urban open spaces and

discuss the creation and allocation of public spaces, according to

organizers. (parkingday.org/Reuters)