Two Sacramento City Council members – Steve Cohn and Jay Schenirer – are working with local SABA members to look into closing streets select streets to motor vehicle traffic in May, according to a Sacramento Bee report. The idea is called a Ciclovia, and most definitely is not new. The idea is to create a corridor in a city where cars are prohibited, opening up the space to cyclists, street vendors, pedestrians, etc. The target month of May also coincides with May is Bike Month.
Oakland has enjoyed some apparent success with their Oaklavia:
Email requests for comment to both Jay Schenirer and Steve Cohn have gone unanswered at the time of this writing.