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Fresno Returns Cars to a Pedestrian Mall in the Name of Downtown Revitalization
Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado reports from Fresno, California, where the city recently celebrated the grand reopening of downtown Fulton Street.
The project, pitched as a downtown revitalization project, took 19 months to complete and cost $20 million of state and federal grants. The key to this project's approach to downtown revitalization is the return of vehicle traffic to Fulton Street, which had served as a pedestrian mall since 1964.