By Arthur White-Crummey, CBC News Ottawa, August 22, 2023
Montreal's effort to energize busy commercial streets by closing them to vehicles is inspiring some Ottawa city councillors to think about whether the experiment could work here.
Knoxdale-Merivale Coun. Sean Devine has been approaching his downtown colleagues to talk about when and where it could happen.
...Devine sees it as a transformation of public space that draws crowds of people to revitalize local businesses.