Date(s) - Mar 30, 2021
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Co-presented by APA California Northern Section and SPUR
APA and SPUR Members: Free • Non-Members: $10
In 2020, as cities around the world began to cope with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, many began to close select streets to through-traffic, effectively converting them to pedestrian—and bicycle—friendly promenades. Though these moves were often met with some controversy, especially surrounding the absence of community process behind the planning of the closures and their placement in traditionally underserved neighborhoods, the concept of “slow streets” rapidly caught on, with cities from California to New Zealand participating.