Discussion is warming up regarding car-free days in our communities, and Comox has, for the time being, rejected the notion.
Meanwhile, a recent (Aug. 26) Guardian (U.K.) article describes the fun pedestrians and cycling New Yorkers are having.
In the fourth year of this car-free celebration, folks in the Big Apple are enjoying yoga, sand-sculpting, guacamole making, and rock-climbing (sic!), along with free (for an hour) bicycles and helmets, in a relaxed and cheerful atmosphere.
Mayor Bloomberg initially had his doubts, but it worked. If New York can do it, why not our little communities?