DDOT is shopping a plan to close 10th Street between E and F to vehicular traffic and instead make it a pedestrian mall.
This plan would necessarily relocate the many tour buses that are often idling on that block, and replace them with little tables and chairs and perhaps booth vendors. We love the idea of a pedestrian mall, providing that traffic is accommodated for (particularly those idling buses). It could alleviate some of the sidewalk congestion, like this line of school children waiting to get into the Petersen House:
We're told that ANC2C will be addressing the issue at their next meeting, next Wednesday at 6:30p at the Shaw Library, but we don't yet see the item on the agenda.