Kenny Uong, who traveled to the event by train early Saturday morning from Providence, Rhode Island, poses with his scooter in front of the large Roxbury sign at the intersection of Dudley Street and Blue Hill Avenue welcoming folks to the Open Streets event. “I really love Open Streets — it’s a really great way to explore the neighborhoods in a car-free way,” said Uong.

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Deodhar's e-bike leans against the wall as he exits the storage shed.

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