DENVER (CBS4) – The City of Denver and the Regional Transportation District have agreed on a redesign of the 16th Street Mall.

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The plan calls for the shuttle buses to run alongside each other, which means the median would be eliminated.

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The sidewalks would be expanded with the extra space.

City officials say the changes will make more room for pedestrians and businesses, while improving pedestrian safety.

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The public can comment on the plans in March. Constructions would not start until 2019.

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