In an effort to create more space for outdoor recreation while observing proper “social distancing” guidelines, Oakland, California, will close 74 miles of city streets to vehicular traffic. “The initiative, unprecedented in size for a major U.S city, would ban through traffic from streets currently designated as bike routes, or streets that have been proposed as future bike routes,” and “represents about 10% of all roads in the city.”

 

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