BOSTON (CBS) — You’ll be able to explore Newbury Street for one day next month without having to worry about traffic.
On Sunday, August 7, it will turn into a pedestrian-only walkway from Berkeley Street to Massachusetts Avenue, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Monday.READ MORE: Body Of Missing Swimmer Recovered From Hyde Park Pond
City officials said they have already received positive feedback from the community on the initiative, known as “Open Newbury Street.”READ MORE: 'It's Really Disturbing': Harvard Student In Surfside, Florida Describes Scene Of Building Collapse
“Open Newbury Street is an opportunity for our residents and visitors to enjoy everything Newbury Street has to offer without worrying about cars,” Walsh said in a statement.MORE NEWS: 'Our Roads Need Attention Now': Attleboro Official Says State Can't Afford 2 Month Sales Tax Holiday
No parking will be allowed on the street beginning at 8 a.m. on August 7.