Public Square traffic study by Nelson Nygaard a strong first step toward a greener downtown by Cleveland's Group Plan Commission

"A new city-planning paradigm is taking hold around the world today. Great cities from New York and London to Copenhagen, Denmark, are removing traffic lanes, lowering speed limits, imposing special “congestion” fees on cars, installing bike lanes and redesigning streets and sidewalks to give more space to pedestrians. Cities are becoming more civilized, less mechanized."