Extreme Makeover

Mayor Frank Jackson wants to unite Public Square's four quadrants into a 6-acre green space and create a more egalitarian city hub that's welcoming to pedestrians and bikers. Streets would be closed, motorists would be directed around the square rather than through it, and RTA bus stops, where thousands of people access public transportation daily, would have to be relocated. The idea is bold, it's visionary, but is it Cleveland's best option?

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