The Open Streets events in St. Louis have always been a lot of fun. The effort has evolved quickly and become a popular happening in a summer calendar already jammed with events and festivals. The positive impact is apparent enough, but how can such an event be measured? Lucky for us researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, aided by funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, have focused their quantifying abilities on Open Streets.
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