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Downtown is a growing hub of pedestrian activity
Rosemarie Sansone writes: Brian McGrory points out that many cities have abandoned their pedestrian malls, and suggests Boston should do the same. But unlike Buffalo or Sacramento, Boston’s pedestrian zone is a growing hub of activity. Winter and Summer Streets in Downtown Crossing are among the busiest pedestrian streets in New England, with an estimated seven times the activity of Boylston Street in the Back Bay.