Tag: BIA

Downtown pedestrian mall

I have long believed the town should close part of the main street (Hurontario St.) for a few months in the summer to test whether a pedestrian mall would be popular among visitors, businesses, and residents. Main street retail stores could be given space for tents or booths; restaurants could extend their patios; there could […]

Imagining better streetscapes

Ever wonder what our downtown might look like with a pedestrian mall instead of a street clogged with cars and trucks, both in motion and parked? With benches, trees, cycle lanes, brickwork pathways, more patios and merchant booths? A liveable, walkable, safe downtown full of families, shoppers, pets, children, visitors and residents alike; a place […]