City State Radio

Mike Lydon joined colleagues from Louisville’s Urban Design Studio and around the nation in discussing impacts, responses, and ideas for how cities manage and recover from the COVID19 pandemic.  Click Here to hear the episode!

CNU On the Park Bench Webinar

Mike Lydon joined colleagues from the Congress for New Urbanism to discuss the current and future impacts of COVID19 on urban life. Mike shared specific examples and insights into how cities around the globe are using temporary measures to creates more space for physical distancing.

Spin Workshop Kicks Off in D.C.

Street Plans is working closely with the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA), Spin, DDOT, and residents to design and deliver street safety projects in Wards 7 and 8, an area of the city that is disproportionately impacted by traffic violence.  Below is a short video that captured the kickoff…

Honolulu Adopts Tactical Urbanism

During the third week of November, Street Plans travelled to Honolulu to complete the city’s first quick build project. Given the staggering increase in pedestrian fatalities in Hawaii, Street Plans was hired by the Hawaii State Department of Health to work alongside the City and County of Honolulu to…

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….