Javier Betancourt, host of Mobility Matters, a talk show all about mobility, transportation, & transit, sat down to talk with with Street Plans’ own Tony Garcia at this year’s Rail~volution in Miami, Florida.
The city DOT may soon ban cars from the entrance to Prospect Park, as part of a plan to boost biking and walking by radically reducing the number of vehicles passing through busy Grand Army Plaza. Mike Lydon said eliminating cars from the circle entirely would be difficult to pull off given the traffic demand.
Street Plans Principal Mike Lydon said working on the conceptual plan was an “exciting opportunity.” The plan is not a “detailed master plan,” but rather a “first look at what the trail may look like.” The hope is that the conceptual plan will aid the town in seeking further grant funding. “This is how we go from ‘no trail’ to ‘trail.’ This is a small but critical step in the process.”
PROJECT STATUS: PLAN COMPLETE The proposed Housatonic Rail Trail Extension Plan is a vision to lengthen the Housatonic Rail Trail from Monroe to Newtown’s Fairfield Hills campus. This 3.5 mile extension will help connect Newtown residents to Fairfield Hills, a former psychiatric hospital that Newtown continues to redevelop into…
PROJECT STATUS: ONGOING The Park To Park 103 project is a community-driven project to redesign and create a permanent Open Street on W. 103rd Street in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Since January 2021, the project has been focused on understanding the impacts of the Open Streets designation on the…
An Upper East Side community panel applauded the city for redesigning deadly Third Avenue – but many lamented that the plan could still be more ”ambitious.”
The Department of Transportation presents its plans for a redesign of Third Avenue in Manhattan, the Adams administration’s first major from-the-ground-up street project. Paris should be an inspiration.
Appearing in the film is like a Streetsblog Hall of Fame of talking heads: Mike Lydon of Street Plans, New Third Avenue advocate Paul Krikler, Queens bike advocate (and Queen of Twitter) CJ Wojtkowski, &, Streetsblog Editor Gersh Kuntzman.
Mike Lydon delivering a Tactical Urbanism Talk hosted by the Kyiv School of Economics in Ukraine September 12th at 10:00am EDT.
Street Plans led the planning process & production of the newly adopted City of New Haven’s Safe Routes for All Citywide Active Transportation Plan.