|"Cars, man, why?"|
|Salem Sunday Streets Coming Sept 8th!|
Lots of work has been going on behind the scenes on this and, as the story suggests, some downtown merchants still apparently haven't been notified so they can be involved, so its appearance in the paper might yet have been premature.
But that's ok. It's a great concept and people are sure to enjoy it. The matter will go to Council on the 22nd. It also is giving visibility to the importance of State Street as the gateway to Riverfront Park.
And you could hardly ask for a better illustration contrasting the joys of bicycling and the perils and social costs of autoism.
It's an open-and-closed case.
Update, July 21
Here's the route.
|From Wallace to the Capitol - No Cars on State Street!|