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Mike Lydon checks in on the state of open streets events around the world—with three new cities (Bangalore, India; Cape Town, South Africa; and Peterborough, Ontario) joining a roster of hundreds that are participating in a trend that actually got its start in Seattle in 1965.
To check in with the growing trend, and anticipate the upcoming 2015 National Open Streets Summit, Lydon provides a list of five trends "currently impacting open streets."
The list of trends also reads like a list of best practices for cities looking to commence with open streets events or build on past efforts.
The five trends include: