Sound off: Should Walkable Main Street return?
Last updated 3/18/2021 at 10:31am
In summer 2020, during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, the city approved Walkable Main Street, a pedestrian-friendly program in downtown Edmonds that closed Main Street on weekends between Third and Sixth avenues to vehicles.
Walkable Main Street opened up Main Street to foot traffic for three blocks, allowing for masked social distancing and strolling through the downtown core. Restaurants and retailers also expanded their footprint beyond their brick-and-mortar businesses to provide the ability for distanced dining and shopping.
Walkable Edmonds began the weekend of June 20. But...