ONE EUROPEAN CITY HAS AT LAST DECIDED TO REACT AGAINST WHAT HAS BEEN CALLED "THE TYRANNY OF THE MOTOR-CAR".
Stroget, truck is early at the morning delivery their goods and packages.
A numbers of the new signs, saying motor traffic forbidden Pigeons is now walking all over the streets and their numbers is enormous.
The labours is ready to painting new sign saying all stop forbidden. Most of the motor traffic is now going through small street out and round of Stroget, and the police are all busy to keep the traffic running. Stroget as a street only for shopping people.
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Background: ONE EUROPEAN CITY HAS AT LAST DECIDED TO REACT AGAINST WHAT HAS BEEN CALLED "THE TYRANNY OF THE MOTOR-CAR". FOR YEARS, PEOPLE HAVE HAD TO RISK LIFE AND LIMB WHEN GOING DOWN THE FAMOUS "STROGET" STREET. BUT NOW, COPENHAGEN POLICE HAVE CLOSED IT TO TRAFFIC.
THE LOVELY MAIN STREET HAS ALWAYS ATTRACTED A LOT OF SHOPPERS, INCLUDING TOURISTS, BUT THEY HAVE SPENT MUCH OF THE TIME KEEPING AN EYE NOT ON SHOP-WINDOWS, BUT ON THE PASSING VEHICLES.
BUT ALL THAT IS PAST, ALTHOUGH GOODS MAY BE DELIVERED BETWEEN 4 AND 11 IN THE MORNING. AFTER 1 O'CLOCK CAR ARE FORBIDDEN TO DRIVE IN, AND IT IS AT THIS MOMENT THAT PEDESTRIANS TAKE OVER, ENJOYING THEIR SHOPPING WITH A HALF-FORGOTTEN FREEDOM.