Road Closures: A Driving Force for Park Visitation (via City Parks Blog)

I think this speaks to the fact that although people enjoy the convenience of their own cars, they do not particularly enjoy being around other people’s cars.

We've written before about city parks that close roadways for use by pedestrians, cyclists, rollerbladers, and more. Closing parks to cars actually has been shown to increase visitation, which may come as a surprise to some. Some of the more famous examples include JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park, Washington, D.C.'s Rock Creek Park, and Kansas City's Cliff Drive. We're hoping to harness the collective expertise of our readers to keep up to date on … Read More

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