I would be happy enough if we got started with car-free week-ends in neighborhood shopping districts…
How about Penn in the Strip on Saturdays? Get rid of the drivers who insist on speeding through there; it’s a real danger for pedestrians. Who could possibly object? And let transient vendors set up in the street (instead of the sidewalks).
Murray between Forbes and Phillips (or Forward)?
Walnut between Aiken and Shady?
And that’s just spots off the top of my head [since I live thereabouts].