Mike Lydon Shares Favorite Open Streets Events with USA Today

What are some of the best #OpenStreets programs in the country?

From the article: “Some of the world’s largest cities are saying no to cars — at least for a few hours. Open Streets programs close miles of major thoroughfares, allowing bicyclists and pedestrians to wander urban areas in temporary car-free zones. ‘It’s a chance for families and older adults to move freely,’ says Mike Lydon of OpenStreetsProject.org, an advocacy group. The movement became popular in the 1970s in Bogota, where it’s called Ciclovía, Spanish for “cycleway.” The city now closes 70 miles of roads every Sunday and federal holidays, and the practice has spread around the world.”

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