Confronting COVID-19

In a recent webinar hosted by ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative, Principal Tony Garcia discussed how creative uses of transportation infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic have helped provide spaces to gather in socially distant ways.

The Monocle Minute

Street Plans Principal Mike Lydon was cited in The Monocle Minute newsletter on the Streets for Pandemic Response and Recovery guide that synthesizes emerging practices in transportation and street design.

The War on Cars Interview

Mike Lydon joined The War on Cars podcast to talk about the positive changes that have resulted from the spacial reallocation of our streets during the COVID pandemic. He thinks that cities can start looking at ways to make some changes permanent.

TUMI Webinar

The Transforming Urban Mobility Initiative hosted Mike Lydon, Laura Bahamón from the City of Bogotá, and moderator Carlos Pardo of NUMO to discuss Tactical Urbanism in the age of COVID19. Lydon explains what Tactical Urbanism is and how cities can, and are, leveraging its core principles to respond to…

City State Radio

Mike Lydon joined colleagues from Louisville’s Urban Design Studio and around the nation in discussing impacts, responses, and ideas for how cities manage and recover from the COVID19 pandemic.  Click Here to hear the episode!

Spin Workshop Kicks Off in D.C.

Street Plans is working closely with the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA), Spin, DDOT, and residents to design and deliver street safety projects in Wards 7 and 8, an area of the city that is disproportionately impacted by traffic violence.  Below is a short video that captured the kickoff…

Talking Headways Podcast

Principal Tony Garcia joined Streetsblog during one of their weekly podcasts about sustainable transportation and urban design called Talking Headways. The episode, titled Test Before You Invest, focused on the TRB Report Fast-Tracked: A Tactical Transit Study. Tony talks about Quick-Build bus lanes and how advocates are recommending change…