The Central Park Drive is open to traffic at specific times and locations throughout the week:
West Drive (from 110th Street south to Central Park South & 7th Avenue) Weekdays: 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Note: High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV = 2 passengers or more per vehicle) restrictions are in effect along the West Drive (between the Lenox Avenue entrance and the 7th Avenue exit)
East Drive (from 72nd Street/Fifth Avenue to 110th Street) Weekdays: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Center Drive/East Drive (from the 6th Avenue entrance on Central Park South to the East 72nd Street & 5th Avenue exit) Weekdays: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
72nd Street Cross Drive Weekdays: 8:00 am – 10:00 am
The Speed limit in Central Park is 25 MPH.