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The “slow streets” initiative, similar to the one already rolled out in Oakland, will eventually close a dozen streets around the city to through traffic. Although some cars will still be allowed through — such as residents or emergency vehicles — the goal is to create safer streets for pedestrians to walk in when sidewalks do not allow for six feet of distance between individuals.

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By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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