Brooklyn-Born Car Designer Working On Horseless Carriages

Originally posted on CBS New York:

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There’s a new push under way to eliminate the horse-drawn carriages in Central Park.

Animal rights groups are behind the new prototype horseless carriage being work on by a Brooklyn-born exotic car designer. The carriage would be modeled after the electric cars from the early 1900s, 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reported.

“I’m not impressed, I like the horse. It’s more romantic and it’s more adventuresome. And the car thing, I wouldn’t do it at all,” a Canadian tourist in Central Park told Schuck.

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Carriage drivers said they agree that the horseless carriage would not be a successful replacement.

“For some people, they just want to sit down and relax. Sometimes they don’t even want to talk, they just want a slow pace through the park, the sounds of the…

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