DOT to install 100 maps aimed at easing foot traffic across NYC

The maps will be installed over the summer.

The maps will be installed over the summer. (6/24/13)

BROOKLYN - The Department of Transportation (DOT) is making navigation easier for pedestrians across the city.

The DOT will be installing about 100 maps customized to particular neighborhoods. At around $1,500 each, the maps will highlight subway schedules and local points of interest.

In Brooklyn, signs will be placed in Prospect Heights, Prospect Park and Crown Heights over the summer.

Officials with the DOT say more than 30 percent of all travel in the city is done by foot.

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