Cities in focus | Arequipa

Source: EMBARQ

In 2009, Arequipa, Peru closed its most important commercial corridor – Mercaderes Street – to car traffic. The pedestrianization project is part of the city’s larger vision to modernize transit services, develop a bus rapid transit corridor, and build additional bicycling paths to improve mobility in the city’s historic downtown.
EMBARQ developed a great video about the effects of the Mercaderes Street Pedestrianization:

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