Open Streets made a triumphant return Sunday with 1000’s testing the free neighborhood occasion.
The 8 km route stretched from Ford Metropolis at Drouillard Highway to Sandwich Avenue. The roads have been open to folks and cyclists however closed to automobiles.
“Yearly it will get a little bit bit higher and it’s a fantastic alternative for Windsor to showcase what downtown and concrete neighbourhoods can seem like,” one attendee stated.
Retail shops displayed their stock alongside the sidewalks for pedestrians to browse whereas leisure together with reside music and dancing and meals distributors have been accessible.
These participating within the occasion stated they stay up for seeing what’s new annually, testing completely different distributors and getting the prospect to satisfy new folks and working into these they know.
Open Streets occasions are held in additional than 100 cities throughout North America. Organizers say closing the streets to visitors encourages energetic transportation, community-building and provides native companies the prospect to take part alongside the route.
– With information from CTV Windsor’s Bob Bellacicco