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.
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.Read More "The Pandemic Gave New York City ‘Open Streets.’ Will They Survive?"
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.Read More "City Cleanup Corps to Take Over Running Fort Greene Open Streets"
The Guide is directed towards election officials, transportation professionals, and voting rights advocates who want to achieve a fair and inclusive election.Read More "New! Streets for Voting Guide – Version 1.0"
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.Read More "Confronting COVID-19"
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"