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Are We There Yet?


I recently began to wonder about the possibility of a more pedestrian friendly State Street. Has there ever been a inquiry into paving the street for a walking and biking promenade that is closed to motor vehicles?

I noticed how well suited our beloved downtown might be for such a change after spending this past summer in different European cities with large car-free zones. Enhanced space for walking, sitting areas, outdoor caf├ęs, public performances, and bustling shoppers could make the area more enjoyable and safer. Does anyone know if the city has considered this type of remodel in the past?

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