Our neighbors, especially in areas underserved with open space, urgently need higher-quality and more accessible streets, sidewalks, and outdoor spaces. In most places this will require repurposing available street space to support our city’s economic recovery, equity, and climate adaptation goals.
Mike Lydon joined Barcelona Ajuntament, the Barcelona City Council, to kick off the first of a 3-day conference on Superilla Barcelona: A city for Those Who Live in it: Building the Right to the City, asking: How do we achieve a livable city, inside and outside the private space? How do we create livable and nearby neighborhoods?
Mike Lydon reconnects with John Simmerman on the Active Towns Podcast! They discuss some of the amazing street transformations underway around the globe.
Street Plans worked closely with the District of Columbia Office of Planning to create ‘Our City, Our Spaces! A Materials, Tools, and Equipment Library for Neighborhood-Led Activities in Washington, D.C.’
Alongside our client, we’re really excited to share the SoHo Broadway Initiative Public Realm Framework + Vision Plan! Its framework calls for reducing through traffic & providing much more usable public space.
The Asphalt Art Initiative grant program, which also provides cities technical assistance from urban design firm Street Plans Collaborative, is intended to create vibrant new public spaces…
34th Avenue in Queens has become the gold standard for an open street that puts people ahead of cars, but critics say it goes too far.
Street Plans provided pro bono support for the Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Open Streets Coalition in undertaking user counts along three open streets: S. Portland, Hall St, and Willoughby Ave.
The Guide is directed towards election officials, transportation professionals, and voting rights advocates who want to achieve a fair and inclusive election.
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.