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Open Streets Parkway / Waterfront
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Austin, TXActive.46 mi. / .74 kmW. Riverside Drive opened for social distancing
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Albacete, SpainAnnouncedTBDTwo streets will be pedestrianized as planned, but now fast-tracked to help physical distancing.https://www.eldigitaldealbacete.com/2020/04/30/ultima-hora-albacete-informacion-importante-sobre-las-calles-rosario-y-gaona-de-albacete/
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Brighton + Hove, UKActive 1.48 mi / 2.48 kmTwo thoroughfares closed to through traffic, open for physical distancing along beachhttps://new.brighton-hove.gov.uk/news/2020/madeira-drive-first-road-be-allocated-walkers-and-cyclists
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Burlingame, CAActive.1 mi. / .16 kmone block. https://sf.streetsblog.org/2020/06/09/tracking-slow-streets-in-the-bay-area/
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Cambridge, MAActiveCity of Cambridge, MA endorsed opening Memorial Drive for physical distancing, but awaits DCR approvalhttps://mass.streetsblog.org/2020/04/14/in-turnaround-cambridge-council-endorses-car-free-memorial-drive/
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Cincinnati, OHActive.26 mi. / . 42 kmPark GateLoop road closed to vehicular traffic https://www.wcpo.com/news/transportation-development/cincinnati-parks-board-makes-eden-park-twin-lakes-overlook-a-vehicle-free-zone
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Cleveland (Metro), OHActive6 mi. / 9.65 kmMiles of open streets on park drives across the metro regionhttps://www.cleveland19.com/2020/04/01/cleveland-metroparks-shutting-down-roads-popular-outdoor-areas-improve-social-distancing/
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Cologne, GermanyActive.77 mi. / 1.23 kmStreet through a large public park and the Deutz Bridge is now car-freehttps://www.stadt-koeln.de/politik-und-verwaltung/presse/mitteilungen/21684/index.html
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Croydon, UKActiveTBDCitizens can apply to close residentail streets for certain hours each dayhttp://news.croydon.gov.uk/road-closure-scheme-to-help-residents-keep-fit-and-healthy-during-lockdown/
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Des Moines, IAActive.16 mi / .26kmOne block opening adjacent to popular Pappajohn Sculpture Park; lanes opened for pedestrian use on two nearby streets (see entry below)https://www.kcci.com/article/city-officials-say-downtown-road-closures-intended-to-increase-social-distancing/32135817
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Duluth, MNActive2.5 mi / 4 kmA section of Seven Bridges Road in Lakeside/Lester Park. The City has closed this road to motor vehicle traffic to make it safer and more appealing for cyclists and pedestrians.https://duluthmn.gov/parks
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Denver, COActive16.1 mi. / 25.9km total,10.2 miles of roads in city parksBarricades, signsPark drives and parking lots closed in 31 parks for a total of 10.2 miles of open streets and 59 closed parking lots; 5.9 miles of city streets opened to people on April 4th. More closures coming in next day or two.https://www.denverpost.com/2020/04/07/coronavirus-denver-street-closures-parks/
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Drummondville, QCActive.46 mi. /.75 kmSignsRue de Pont and bridge closed to vehicular traffic linking both sides of the river/parks/downtown corehttps://www.journalexpress.ca/2020/04/05/le-pont-cure-marchand-exclusif-aux-pietons/?fbclid=IwAR05SF7Pw-hdTrJmRYg9RGqZ3uCDiMtkGKL2QGPLJYY6pmMvFZHU5pvYXIM
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Exeter, NHActive.48 mi. / .77 kmTBDSwasey Parkway now closed to carshttps://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20200401/exeterrsquos-swasey-parkway-remains-open-but-vehicles-banned
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Fort Lauderdale, FLActive1.67 mi. / 2.68 kmWeekend closure of easternmost, northbound lanehttps://www.fortlauderdale.gov/Home/Components/News/News/4118/16?backlist=%2fhome
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Foster City, CAActive1.75 mi. / 2.81kmhttps://sf.streetsblog.org/2020/06/09/tracking-slow-streets-in-the-bay-area/
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Glasgow, ScotlandActive.37 mi / .59 kmKelvin Way closed to vehcleshttps://twitter.com/AnnaLangside/status/1255817041036091393
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Hampton Beach, NHActiveTBDBanning cars for portion of Ocean Boulevard
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Hanover, GermanyInactive?TBDPark gatesProhibited car use in city park for a short trialhttps://www.haz.de/Hannover/Aus-der-Stadt/Eilenriede-und-Grosser-Garten-Stadt-Hannover-macht-Strassen-fuer-Radfahrer-frei
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Hoboken, NJActiveJefferson Street between 3 and 11 only over the weekend for now; has since expanded by 16 blocks
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Honolulu, HIActive
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Ixelles, BelgiumActive0.5 mi. / .8kmBarricades, flower pots, signsA section of avenue Charles de Gaulle next to Etangs d'Ixelles/Flagey was closed for car traffic and opened for othershttps://twitter.com/elkevdbrandt/status/1250014011690815488
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Kamloops, BCActive1.4 mi / 2.25 kmRing road around McArthur Island Park closed to vehicles.
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Kampala, UgandaActiveTBDWhole city is going car-free during the lockdown
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Kansas City, MOActiveTBDLightening the normal block party permit, neighborhoods apply to open their own streets.
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Kitchener, ONActive.09 mi. / .15 kmParking access banned at major natural area/trail system
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Leça da Palmeira, Portugal Active TBDTBD2pm - 7pm weekends https://observador.pt/2020/05/08/marginais-do-porto-de-matosinhos-e-leca-da-palmeira-sem-carros-ao-fim-de-semana-para-permitir-distanciamento-publico/
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London, OntarioActive.06 mi. / .12 kmBlackfriars Bridge closed to vehicles, facilitating active recreation distancing linking two trails systems on either side of the Thames Riverhttps://www.london.ca/newsroom/Pages/additional-physical-distancing-measures.aspx
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Louisville, KYActive11 mi. / 17.7 kmPark roads within three signature Olmsted parks have gone car free
https://www.olmstedparks.org/news/covid19-carfree/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Learn%20more%20%26%20see%20closure%20map&utm_campaign=COVID19_RoadClosed
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Madison, WIActive.55 mi. / .88kmPark road closed to traffic https://www.nbc15.com/content/news/Madison-creates-Shared-Streets-to-create-more-space-for-walking-biking-during-COVID-19-569784711.html
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Matosinhos, PortugalActiveTBD2pm - 7pm weekends https://observador.pt/2020/05/08/marginais-do-porto-de-matosinhos-e-leca-da-palmeira-sem-carros-ao-fim-de-semana-para-permitir-distanciamento-publico/
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Metro Boston Active5.61 mi./ 9 kmPark roads closed within certain DCR parks across metro Boston area, including .9 miles aross two segments in the City of Boston. https://mass.streetsblog.org/2020/04/05/dcr-closes-suburban-park-roads-to-facilitate-safe-distancing/
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Milwaukee, WIActive10 mi. / 16 kmIncludes both slow streets and open streets within parks. https://urbanmilwaukee.com/2020/05/08/active-streets-will-close-city-streets-parkways-in-favor-of-pedestrians-cyclists/
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Minneapolis, MNActive20.32 mi. / 32.7 kmBarricades, signsFocused on parkways along the Lakes and the Mississippi; partial and full open streets in effect March 27th - May 22ns; has since expanded to numerous parkways around the city; parkway routes have been altered with additions and subtractions, changes constitute increases in initial mileage of 18.1 to 20.32
https://www.minneapolisparks.org/news/2020/03/26/minneapolis-park-and-recreation-board-announces-riverfront-parkway-and-road-closures-to-help-trail-users-maintain-social-distancing/
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Montgomery County, MDActive1.1 mi. / 1.7 km
Leveraging/piloting an expansion of the weekly Sunday closure of Sligo Creek Parkway April 3-5
https://wtop.com/montgomery-county/2020/03/montgomery-co-closing-part-of-sligo-creek-pkwy-for-more-recreation-space-during-virus-shutdown/
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New Haven, CTActive3.13 mi. / 5.03 kmTBDTwo roads opened for physical distancing in East Rock Park
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New Orleans, LAActive6.0 mi/9.65 kmBarricades, signs, some law enforcementLakeshore Drive, between Shelter 1 and the Seabrook Bridge (5mi/8km) is closed to motor vehicles (except residents living on the roadway) from 6pm on Fridays through 5am on Mondays. Moss Street, between Esplanade Ave and Lafitte Ave, is prohibited to through traffic 24/7. Additional road corridors are being reviewed.
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New York CityIn the works.85 mi. / 1.37 kmTBDDue to vehicular tailgating, the NYPD is closing Shore Boulevard in Queens; pedestrians will be allowed to utilized the roadway for distancing.
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Ottawa, ONActivetive10 mi. / 16.1 kmTBDWeekend closures of three major parkways to allow physical activity with distancing; to be revisited given feedback at the end of May
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Pittsburgh, PAActive2.2 mi. / 3.54 kmBarricades, signsHighland Park's Reservoir Drive was closed to cars from 2-5pm on Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5, part of Bike PGH's Social Distancing Fitness Zone proposal; UPDATE: Three parks are now car-free, more could be inthe works.https://twitter.com/BikePGH/status/1261308019872276484?s=09
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Portland, ORActive7.5 mi. / 12 kmRoadways closed in 10 parks citywidehttps://bikeportland.org/2020/03/25/city-of-portland-bans-driving-in-10-parks-312918
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Porto, PortugalActiveTBD2pm - 7pm weekends https://observador.pt/2020/05/08/marginais-do-porto-de-matosinhos-e-leca-da-palmeira-sem-carros-ao-fim-de-semana-para-permitir-distanciamento-publico/
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Portsmouth, UKActive 2.6 mi. / 4.18 kmBarricades signsTwo major waterfront esplanades closed to vehicular traffichttps://twitter.com/PompeyBUG/status/1256307027275657217
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Philadelphia, PAActive4 mi. / 6.4 kmPark setting; MLK Drive is closed Sunday April - October; city leveraged this route for CoronaClosure.https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/mlk-drive-closed-to-cars-as-philly-looks-to-facilitate-social-distancing/2335569/
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San Francisco, CAAnnounced / Under Consideration/ Active
2 mi / 3.2 km ; 0.3 mi / .5 km
Barricades, signsGreat Highway segment, between Sloat and Lincoln Way, on the west coast of San Francisco / along Ocean Beach closed on Sunday 4/12 for physical distancing exercise; possiblity of full-time extension; A segment of Twin Peaks Blvd, at the top of SF's highest peaks, closed through May 2020 to test new car-free configuration.https://www.sfexaminer.com/news/sunset-supervisor-wants-to-keep-great-highway-car-free-during-crisis/
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San Jose, CAProposedTBDA number of measures under consideration, geared towards helping restaurantshttps://www.mercurynews.com/2020/05/08/closing-streets-taking-over-sidewalks-san-jose-proposes-plan-for-outdoor-dining-amid-coronavirus/
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Schaerbeck, BEActive0.5 mi. / .8kmBarricades, signsVan Vollenhovenlaan temporary closedhttps://twitter.com/elkevdbrandt/status/1245682700763246592
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St. Louis, MOActive3.94 mi. / 6.94 kmStreet segments within Forest Park and Tower Park are close to vehicles, open to people.https://www.forestparkforever.org/coronavirus
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St. Paul, MNActive4.93 mi. / 7.93 kmFour streets along park edges/bodies of water are closed to vehicular traffic, open for active transport/recreation
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Stuttgart, Germany2 mi. / 3.21 kmOpen Street along the banks of the Neckar river, linking two large parks.https://stuttgart.de/item/show/273273/1/9/692220
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Sydney, AUActive3.7mi. / 6 kmRoads within Centennial Parks will be closed to vehicles, open to people over four-day holiday weekend
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Toronto, ONAnnouncedThe initiative is called ActiveTO and is aimed to create more quite streets all across Toronto. These will be local routes with traffic-calming measures implemented very quickly as to enable local car traffic only and open up more space for cyclists and pedestrianshttps://www.blogto.com/city/2020/05/toronto-closing-streets-make-more-space-pedestrians-cyclists/
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Vancouver, BCActive10.42 mi. / 14.93 kmAll roads within Stanley Park are now car-free; Beach Avenue to Burrard Bridge has one lane open for physical distancing; UPDATE: Vancouver will re-apportion at least 11% of its streets network to prioritze pedestrian/bike use or roughly 136 miles (220km). This figure may grow....http://vancouverpublicspace.ca/2020/04/07/covid-19-response-four-big-moves-to-support-safe-and-open-streets/
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Victoria, BCActive1.42 mi. / 2.28 kmOne parking lane converted along Dallas Road for distancing; roads within Beacon Hill Park restricting motor vehicle access
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Washington DCActive7.15 mi / 10.6 kmStreets within Rock Creek, Fort Dupont, and Anacostia Park will be open to human use through April 30th
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West Palm Beach, FLActive
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Dining / Market streets (AKA "Streateries")
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Athens, GreeceAnnouncedTBDTBDClosing streets around major public spaceshttps://www.ethnos.gr/ellada/104765_shedio-mpakogianni-gia-ton-dimo-athinaion-pezodromeitai-kentro-mises-lorides
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Boston, MAAnnounced
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Boulder, COAnnouncedTBDTBD
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Bucaramanga, ColombiaTBDTBD
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Calgary, ABProposedTBDTBDProposal to convert street space to dining spacehttps://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/city-council-pop-up-patios-pandemic-1.5562680
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Charlotte, NCPlannedParking lot conversions, parklets, shared streets, car-free streets planned...
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Chattanooga, TNAnnouncedTBDTBDParking and travel lanes to be re-purposed for outdoor dining. https://connect.chattanooga.gov/sprouts/
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Chicago, IL
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Cincinnati, OHProposedTBDTBDOpen Streets and parking lane cafe conversionshttps://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2020/05/08/coronavirus-in-ohio-cincinnati-to-close-streets-to-help-restaurants/3098965001/
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Denver, COProposedTBD9 popular commercial streets with restaurant density would be closed to carshttps://kdvr.com/news/coronavirus/denver-may-shut-down-streets-to-allow-more-restaurant-seating-during-pandemic/
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Farmingdale, NY
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Gorham, MEAnnouncedTBDTBDNewly announced... details coming
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Hampton, VAAnnouncedE. Queens Way and E. Mellen Street to be closed to cars to allow outdoor dining in the street
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Hendersonville, NCActiveOne weekend pilothttps://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20200529/open-streets-weekend-kicks-off-in-hendersonville
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Hoboken, NJ Announced
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Huntington Beach, CAAnnounced
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Kittery, ME Announced TBDTBDNewly announced... details coming
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Indianapolis, IN Announced1.2 mi. / 1.93 kmTBD"Dine Out Indy" will close segments of 5 major streets, eliminating 499 parking spaceshttps://www.indystar.com/story/entertainment/dining/restaurants/2020/05/19/indianapolis-restaurants-get-more-outdoor-seating-coronavirus-reopening/5217561002/
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Jersey City, NJAnnounced
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Jerusalem, Israel Active
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Metuchen, NJApproved.07 miBarricades, no policeOpening New St to allow businesses to apply for outdoor dining and retail. Friday's from 4pm through Sunday at 11pm. Resolution to be voted on May 27th.https://centraljersey.com/2020/05/28/metuchen-will-allow-businesses-to-utilize-public-private-space-for-outdoor-dining-retail/
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Miami, Fl
https://www.miamigov.com/Government/Reopening-Miami/Restaurant-Reopening-and-Recovery-Program
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Miami Beach, FLActive2.6 milesOcean Drive, Washington Ave, Lincoln Road, others.
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Nassau CountyAnnouncedOpening streets and parking lots for dininghttps://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/05/28/nassau-county-open-streets-pilot-program/
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New Haven, CTActivePermit available for temporary expansion of outdoor dining
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New York CityProposedProposal to open curb lanes, sidewalks, streets, plazas etc. is under consideration by city council
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North Vancouver, BCProposed7.45 mi. / 12kmhttps://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/north-vancouver-considering-open-streets-plan-allowing-drinks-outside-1.5592578
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Philadelphia, PA
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Portland, MEAnnouncedTBD6 streets proposed, 4 streets approved
https://www.newscentermaine.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/portland-city-council-votes-to-close-streets-to-practice-social-distancing-amid-coronavirus-covid-19/97-7a5dc4af-6a67-466b-8156-f08f4ad3a8be
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Portland, ORAnnounced
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Richmond, VAAnnouncedTBDTBDJust announced, details still neededhttps://twitter.com/CityRichmondVA/status/1262748058749526017
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Rockland, MEApproved.3 mi / .48kmTBDMain Street to be closed to vehicles to create an open air market setting for local merchantshttps://fox23maine.com/news/local/rockland-considers-closing-main-street-allowing-open-air-market
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Rotterdam, NLActive--Dining decks for dining allowed with greatly reduced bureaucratic steps
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San José, CAProposed https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/05/08/closing-streets-taking-over-sidewalks-san-jose-proposes-plan-for-outdoor-dining-amid-coronavirus/
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Sarasota, FLAnnouncedhttps://www.wfla.com/news/sarasota-county/helping-restaurants-sarasota-to-close-downtown-streets-for-outdoor-seating/
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Tampa, FLActive1.56 miBarricades, no policehttps://www.tampabay.com/news/health/2020/05/05/tampa-closes-streets-opens-space-for-restaurant-seating/?mc_cid=96a5f3ea92&mc_eid=8281794c66
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Tel Aviv, IsraelAnnouncedTBDTBDSegments of 11 streets will be car-freehttps://www.jpost.com/israel-news/tel-aviv-to-convert-11-city-center-streets-into-pedestrian-zones-628434
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Waltham, MAActiveTBDMoody Street closed to vehicles to allow outdoor dining.
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West Hartford, CTAnnounced