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Creating a pedestrian city through the power of celebrity

According to estimates, more than a billion people watched the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, in London seven years ago, making it arguably the biggest spectacle since television began. More than a million camped out in the city to watch the procession from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey.

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