to make (an area, esp. a street) accessible to pedestrians only by closing to use by automobiles, buses, etc.
transitive verbpe·des·tri·an·ized, pe·des·tri·an·iz·ing, pe·des·tri·an·iz·es
To convert (a street) into a mall or pedestrian walkway.
(third-person singular simple present pedestrianizes, present participle pedestrianizing, simple past and past participle pedestrianized)
pedestrian +"Ž -ize