designworklife turned me on to 100 Ideas for NY where each week a new idea is unveiled.  Give it a whirl.

A dashed line would allow the window shoppers to walk at their own pace, leaving the fast lane for the rest of us. Everyone understands the ‘passing lane’ concept, especially coming from the non-urbs, so let’s apply it to our ‘highways’, The City’s sidewalks.

It will become a matter of pride to avoid the slow lane and declare oneself a real New Yorker by using the fast lane.