Podcast: Charlotte Open Streets with Sarah Hazel & Monica Holmes

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This week we profile an innovative community engagement effort from the City of Charlotte, North Carolina. Sarah Hazel and Monica Holmes come on to talk about Open Streets 704, an event where they shut down the streets to cars and opened them to people.

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Supplemental Reading

  • Awesome! In Los Angeles, we have CicLAvia, where they block off 3-7 miles of an iconic city street somewhere in LA.
    In a city where most streets are filled with cars at all hours of the day, it’s an awesome way to spend a Sunday walking/biking and really engaging with built environment in a transfomrative way.