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.
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?Read More "Superilla Barcelona: The City After Covid Roundtable"
Mike Lydon reconnects with John Simmerman on the Active Towns Podcast! They discuss some of the amazing street transformations underway around the globe.Read More "Mike Lydon on the Active Towns Podcast: Episode 97, Season 2"
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.’Read More "D.C.’s ‘Our City, Our Spaces!’ Launches!"
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.Read More "SoHo Broadway Public Realm Framework + Vision Plan Released!"
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...Read More "Bloomberg Philanthropies Picks 26 Cities for Asphalt Art Initiative Grant Program"
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"