A common pattern is that people (esp. small businesses) protest against it initially and then love it afterward. See also Infrastructure.
- People protested when this capital city went car-free. Now they love it
- Lancaster, California, spent 130m private investment, doubled its downtown tax revenue, created 48 new businesses and 800 new jobs, and road injuries decreased by two-thirds
- Closing Central Madrid To Cars Resulted In 9.5% Boost To Retail Spending, Finds Bank Analysis