Street Plans Leads Poughkeepsie Demonstration Project

On Friday, October 7th, the Street Plans team worked with local volunteers and colleagues from Sam Schwartz to create a demonstration project that helped re-imagine Market Street in Poughkeepsie, NY’s downtown core. The project used temporary materials, like hay bails, corn starch paint, plants, artificial turf, and movable furniture, to experiment…

Vox Article Highlights The Rapidly Growing Open Streets Movement

“Open Streets is absolutely approaching a tipping point,” says Street Plans Principal Mike Lydon, who was interviewed as part of a recent Vox article highlighting the rapidly expanding Open Streets movement. For cities to really start to change people’s behavior, Open Streets needs to look to Bogotá, Colombia, which hosts one…