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Rolling Down Santa Barbara's Car-Free Main Street w/ Frank Peters

Rolling Down Santa Barbara's Car-Free Main Street w/ Frank Peters

Update: 2020-11-13
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Show Notes:

Cities around the world have been dramatically reshaping and reimagining their public spaces, especially their downtown streets in response to the negative economic and health impacts from the novel coronavirus pandemic, Covid-19. Santa Barbara, California took the bold step of making State Street, the main shopping and dining destination in the downtown district, a car-free zone and the results have been amazing.

Active Towns Podcast host, John Simmerman reached out to Frank Peters who happens to live on State Street to learn more about the dramatic increase in cycling, vibrancy, and vitality. Tune in to learn more.

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Video version of this episode (shortened)

Episode landing page on Active Towns website

Walk Bike Places Conference

Russ Roca and Path Less Pedaled

Oregon Scenic Bikeways

Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition

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Audio Production by Active Towns

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Creative Commons License: Attributions Non-Commercial No Derivatives 2020

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Music: Ultimate Inspiration by Sander Kalmeijer, Perfect Smile by Lance Conrad, and Uplifting Forward Thinking by Jeppe Reil and Thomas Reil via Storyblocks.com

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Rolling Down Santa Barbara's Car-Free Main Street w/ Frank Peters

Rolling Down Santa Barbara's Car-Free Main Street w/ Frank Peters

John Simmerman