Check out our latest research project. In collaboration with the Transportation Research Board, Street Plans recently completed an eight-month research effort into Tactical Transit projects in North America.
Tactical Urbanism Projects
Through the publication of six open-source guides and one full-length book, we have become the progenitors and stewards of the Tactical Urbanism movement.
Principals Tony Garcia and Mike Lydon were interviewed by Streetsblog USA on how recent events have sparked new conversations around equity in the application of the Tactical Urbanism methodology.Read More "Tactical Urbanism as a Tool for Equity?"
Principal Tony Garcia was cited in a an article by California Planning & Development Report titled COVID Crisis Revives Debate About How Public Space Is Used. Tony describes how the Tactical Urbanism methodology can help tackle physical distancing.Read More "Tactical Urbanism Article Published"
Mike Lydon was quoted in this CNN Business article about the need to configure our streets to support walking, biking, and high-frequency transit to aid in the country's economic recovery. Read more in our Streets for Pandemic Response and Recovery guide.Read More "Open Streets for Small Businesses"
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.Read More "The War on Cars Interview"
Street Plans collaborated on a resource that aggregates and synthesizes emerging practices in transportation and street design in response to the impacts of COVID-19.Read More "Streets for Pandemic Response & Recovery"
Mike Lydon appeared on a webinar for Smart Growth America about community responses to COVID-19 through Complete Streets and other transportation initiatives.Read More "Complete Streets responses to COVID-19"
Street Plans Principal Mike Lydon was quoted on an article for Fast Company about how cities are starting to rethink their streets to prepare for the reopening of cities. Lydon shares some insight into the types of infrastructure needed.Read More "Preparing for Life after Lockdown"