May. 24th, 2017

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 I originally saw this on their facebook page yesterday. 

The Globe article is linked here, but is not particularly explanatory so if you don't subscribe, don't bother. 

Specifically, they hope to re-open Friday and are rescheduling the Pig Roast and Cider Tasting that was scheduled for this week. 

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What are your thoughts on this sketch of what Davis would look like with Elm St turned into a pedestrian-only area?



Deliveries could drive through during off peak hours. Buses would get a huge boost with the bus lane and better symmetry and turnarounds.

I'd especially like feedback on bikability. I didn't manage to fit bike lanes in anywhere, and we'd lose the door zone lane on Highland, but that'd be made up for by having a smaller slower intersection. Perhaps bikes could also share the bus lane? Would a 2-way cycletrack through the pedestrian area be too disruptive?

I'm also discussing it on twitter: https://twitter.com/skyqrose/status/867314846957801472

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