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San Diego Gaslamp District

Pedestrian-Only 'Gaslamp Promenade' Considered in San Diego

San Diego is considering a plan to block off an eight-block portion of its Downtown, known as the Gaslamp Quarter, to automobile traffic.

November 11, 2019 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Stockton Street

Opposition to Pedestrian-Only Street Proposal Surfaces in San Francisco

The same political force that helped bring the Central Subway in San Francisco is now opposing a proposal that grew in the project's wake—turning Stockton Street into a permanent pedestrian space.

August 11, 2016 - San Francisco Chronicle

Seeking an Automotive Balance in Philly

The city continues to grapple with the practical implications of local planning legend Edmund Bacon's prescriptions for carless streets.

October 15, 2013 - Next City

Pedestrian-Only Malls Failing, Opening Back Up to Cars

Tod Newcombe reports on pedestrian-only malls like Buffalo's, which after 25 years has been so unsuccessful that they want to turn it back into a road. So why are these ped malls failing?

December 3, 2011 - Governing Magazine

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