CNU 27

Street Plans traveled to Louisville, KY for the 27th annual Congress for the New Urbanism. During the conference, team members Mike Lydon, Dana Wall, and Ed Janoff led sessions on best practices for asphalt art, creating value through placemaking, and unconventional public engagement strategies using Tactical Urbanism. In advance of…

100 RC Urban Resilience Summit

As part of our ongoing tactical resilience partnership with 100RC, Mike Lydon and Dana Wall traveled to the 2019 Urban Resilience Summit in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to lead a demonstration project as a part of the Tactical Urbanism Living Lab as one of 12 on-site conference sessions on Wednesday, July…

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…

Better Mobility for Everyone

Street Plans Principal, Mike Lydon, keynoted an open session for a smart growth series program in Niagara Falls titled “Imagining a More Livable NF.” The program was launched to explore solutions for the future of the City of Niagara Falls centered around the built environment and the livability of the…

Streefilm of the Year features Mike Lydon and the Barcelona Superblock

Alongside a number of community members and project proponents, Mike Lydon shared some of his thoughts for Streetfilms about the Barcelona Superblock, an urban design approach that seeks to return the majority of street space to community use. The innovative approach has captured attention across the globe, garnering more than…

Street Plans Publishes Miami Opinion Piece

The New Tropic, an important community news site in Miami, recently published an article from our Project Manager, Dana Wall. The article provides an overview of recent pilot programs that have been launched in the city to test infrastructure and allow citizens to “take back their streets.” Dana also discusses…

Redesigning Coxe Avenue

Over the course of 4 days, Street Plans led the transformation of a .3-mile stretch of Coxe Avenue in Asheville, NC. The project team comprised of volunteers from Asheville on Bikes, the Blue Ridge Bicycle Club and the AARP. The team created 6 new crosswalks, a .3-mile parking and barrier-protected…

Tactical Urbanism in Honolulu

Street Plans has teamed up with the City of Honolulu to implement a two-phase tactical urbanism project starting in 2019. The first phase will consist of a pilot project that will test an existing design while involving community members and City partners. The second phase will focus on developing a…

Reclaiming Public Space

On November 8th, Principal Mike Lydon keynoted the Nashville Civic Design Center’s annual luncheon where 800 people gathered to discuss the topic of reclaiming public space. Click HERE for more details on the annual luncheon!