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…

Annual Smart Growth Summit

Principal Mike Lydon was in Baton Rouge, LA this week to speak the Annual Smart Growth Summit put on by the Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX). Lydon spoke alongside ArtPlace America’s Jamie Bennett. He also gave a conferencing-closing PechakKucha presentation about asphalt art! Prior to the conference, CPEX published this flattering profile on…

Key West Pilot Project Kickoff

Street Plans, the City of Key West, and the Health Foundation of South Florida hosted the kickoff public workshop for the Crosstown Greenway Pilot Project last week, which included an interactive exercise using scaled, adhesive cut-outs of Neighborhood Greenway elements such as diverters, pavement markings, traffic circles, and chicanes….

Asphalt Art Initiative

Street Plans is excited to announce the release of our latest research project, the Asphalt Art Guide, in collaboration with Bloomberg Associates. The guide is a free resource for cities looking to transform streets and public spaces with art. The guide features over two dozen case studies around the…

Tactical Transit Report Released

From Miami to Boston, cities across North America are looking for ways to accelerate and improve transit projects more than ever before. Our latest research report, Fast-Tracked: A Tactical Transit Study, was just released today by the Transportation Research Board of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine….

CNU 27

Street Plans traveled to Louisville, KY for the 27th annual Congress for the New Urbanism. During the conference, team members Mike Lydon, Dana Wall, and Ed Janoff led sessions on best practices for asphalt art, creating value through placemaking, and unconventional public engagement strategies using Tactical Urbanism. In advance…

100 RC Urban Resilience Summit

As part of our ongoing tactical resilience partnership with 100RC, Mike Lydon and Dana Wall traveled to the 2019 Urban Resilience Summit in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to lead a demonstration project as a part of the Tactical Urbanism Living Lab as one of 12 on-site conference sessions on Wednesday,…

State of Place Index

What’s the ROI of Tactical Urbanism? Our friends at State of Place ran an analysis of our recent Asheville Street Tweaks project with Asheville on Bikes and Asheville City Government to find out. While the intervention on Coxe Avenue focused on shared mobility and enhancing walkability, the study showed the…

Better Mobility for Everyone

Street Plans Principal, Mike Lydon, keynoted an open session for a smart growth series program in Niagara Falls titled “Imagining a More Livable NF.” The program was launched to explore solutions for the future of the City of Niagara Falls centered around the built environment…