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Surprise: Walkable Main Street is back – for the foreseeable future

'Our current plan attempts to strike a compromise,' City says


Last updated 7/7/2020 at 7:13pm

Brian Soergel

Walkable Edmonds is progress.

Well, that didn't take long.

After announcing that it would "pause" Walkable Main Street over several weeks to "work with our community partners to see how we can move this idea forward in a way that works for as many people and businesses as possible," it turns out the pedestrian-only experiment has only skipped one week.

It began the weekend of June 20, was held the next weekend, but skipped the July 4 weekend, which drew the ire of more than a few business owners. (To be fair, many have told the Beacon in confidence that they do not like closing off downtown streets to traffic.)

So, aft...

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