Four new pedestrian streets announced

The city is planning four new pedestrian streets for next year. Although they’re none of them a bad idea, they’re all pretty minimal. The city’s no longer taking chances with whole passages of streets like La Gauchetière in Chinatown (an undeniable success) or Prince Arthur (a success for many years but in decline now for at least a decade).

Rosemont borough unveiled the new Place Shamrock this week beside Jean-Talon market, although the Gazette needs to note that Lino Berri is still fighting the loss of a few parking spaces.