A community coalition to promote bicycle & pedestrian safety in Gainesville and Alachua County, Florida.

Cars out as London mayor clears way for Paris-style plage and cycle boulevards

London is now following Paris’ lead in closing a major commuter corridor to cars each August. Paris created a hugely popular pedestrian promenade and “beach” in the historic heart of the city along the River Seine. When students are largely out of town in the summer, couldn’t Gainesville do something on a smaller scale but just as terrific?

See London’s car free boulevards

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