New York City has decided that the pedestrian plazas and traffic changes made to part of its Broadway corridor will become permanent. The changes have improved pedestrian safety, motor vehicle speeds and are well-liked by the public. The initial ‘temporary’ construction will be given a refurbishment pending a design competition. Final construction will start in 2012.
Highlights at: Broadway Makeover is a hit
Full details at: Broadway Report (PDF 4.0 MB)
Will something similar happen to Granville Street in downtown Vancouver?