State of Place Index

What’s the ROI of Tactical Urbanism? Our friends at State of Place ran an analysis of our recent Asheville Street Tweaks project with Asheville on Bikes and Asheville City Government to find out. While the intervention on Coxe Avenue focused on shared mobility and enhancing walkability, the study showed the impacts…

Commuting Through Penn Station

Senior Director, Ed Janoff, penned this op-ed for the New York Daily News about the congestion that commuters face on a daily basis at Penn Station in New York City, calling for action towards a comprehensive plan to fix this large commuting hub. Click HERE for the article!

Street Plans’ Principal Mike Lydon Contributes to Sustainable Nation Book

Sustainable Nation: Urban Design Patterns for the Future is a newly published book by influential urbanist Douglas Farr, providing a detailed action-oriented framework for overcoming our society’s major climate challenges within four generations.  Street Plans’ Principal Mike Lydon contributed to the book by authoring a chapter on making positive neighborhood…

Street Plans Principal Mike Lydon interviewed in new Australian publication

The New South Wales (NSW) Architects Registration Board recently released a new publication titled Towards The Public Interest: the role of architects and citizens in making the city for the common good. As part of the publication, Street Plans’ Principal Mike Lydon shared his thoughts about Tactical Urbanism and its ability…

Street Plans’ Principal Mike Lydon Writes Chapter in New Book on Resilient Cities

Street Plans’ Principal Mike Lydon wrote a chapter on creating Resilient Streets and Resilient Cities in a new book titled Community Resilience Reader: Essential Resources for an Era of Upheaval, published by Island Press and edited by Post Carbon Institute‘s Daniel Lerch.  “So-called tactical resilience is the application of the…

The Results Are in for Street Plans/Happy City’s Shore to Core Project

On January 24th, Street Plans implemented a day-long public space experiment and intervention along the waterfront in Downtown West Palm Beach. The project was funded by the Van Alen Institute and was conducted in collaboration with the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency‘s Shore to Core Initiative. The experiment was led by Happy…