Street Plans led the development and implementation of a 1.3 mile pilot project of protected bus and bicycle lanes and over 30,000 sq.ft. of asphalt art on Culver and Washington Boulevards in Culver City, CA.
Street Plans helped East Cut CBD and the San Francisco Planning Department create a framework for a public outreach strategy for their public realm plan.
The Crosstown Greenway Pilot Project in Key West tested new road infrastructure such as curb extensions, sharrows, and crossbike markings on 6 different locations.
Street Plans assisted in the development and led the implementation of the Peachtree Shared Space Demonstration Project.
Street Plans designed and led the installation of the 34th and 37th street entrances to East Lake Park, designed to pay homage to the neighborhood’s large population of Guatemalan families.
Street Plans was hired to implement the Go Ojai Demonstration Project, a six-month interim design project testing the permanent redesign of a .7-mile segment of Maricopa Highway in Ojai, CA.
“A Safer Prospect,” was developed in response to community concern about traffic safety along the corridor. Street Plans led the design and installation of the project.
Street Plans installed 4 new painted curb extensions with planters and bollards on Camden Drive and Brighton Way, creating one of the City of Beverly Hills’ first Complete Streets projects.
Tactical urbanism projects differ from traditional top-down capital programs because of their temporary nature, relying on low-cost or temporary materials. Mike Lydon said the approach allows citizens and community groups to be more empowered and involved in the planning process.
For this 2nd issue of the articles on Tactical Urbanism, L’Institut Paris Region looks back at an interview conducted on 9 September 2020 with Mike Lydon, co-founder of Street Plans.