De Blasio Reaches Deal to Save Central Park Horse Carriages

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  • Agreement would provide for stables in the park for 75 horses
  • Deal falls short of mayor's pledge to ban all horse carriages

A carriage horse and driver travel down the street near Central Park on April 21, 2014, in New York City.

Photographer: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

New York City’s horse carriages will continue to traverse Central Park’s roads after Mayor Bill de Blasio agreed with the drivers’ union to limit their use to the park, in a deal that would save scores of jobs.

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