Tony Garcia pens op-ed in Miami Herald: Residents can help make cars an endangered species

This is an exciting time for Miami. For much of the city’s history, Miami has been characterized by dependence on the automobile. Now, as population in Miami’s urban center increases, “…a growing constituency of people are demanding more parks and green spaces and greater transportation choices to improve quality of life.”…

Mike Lydon leads workshop and creates pop-up crosswalk in Great Falls, MT

Street Plans Principal Mike Lydon led a workshop in Great Falls, Montana this past week, focused on how Tactical Urbanism can be used to transform streets and public spaces. Lydon first led a walk audit to help workshop participants observe and react to the best/worst of existing conditions in downtown Great Falls. Following…

The New Tropic Highlights Tactical Urbanism

The New Tropic, a Miami publication, writes about the ways Street Plans founders Tony Garcia and Mike Lydon are changing cities by “thinking small.” The article notes several examples of Tactical Urbanism projects in the Miami area, including the Ludlam Trail Project, which was co-founded by Street Plans Principal Tony Garcia….

Announcing the Tactical Urbanist’s Guide to Materials and Design!

Over the past seven years Street Plans has built a practice around implementing tactical urbanism projects around the globe.  Our four open-source guides and recent book, along with other resources, provide substantial case-study level information on the topic, but, we’ve heard time and again that what is needed now is more guidance about…