Tactical Transit Report Just Released

From Miami to Boston, cities across North America are looking for ways to accelerate and improve transit projects more than ever before. Our latest research report, Fast-Tracked: A Tactical Transit Study, was just released today by the Transportation Research Board of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. It’s…

Community-Design Trends in Coastal Towns

Street Plans principal, Mike Lydon, is quoted in this Coastal Living article about rising community design trends in beach towns. The article highlights trends that create vibrant waterfronts and walkable downtowns. Lydon says that smart street design is key in making places that are walkable and accessible to not just…

Go Human Demonstration Events win National Planning Achievement Award

Tactical Urbanism is as much about engaging people as it about the physical delivery of better streets and better places. Street Plans is proud to announce that the Southern California Association of Governments’ (SCAG) Go Human Tactical Urbanism Demonstration Events have received a Silver 2019 National Planning Achievement Award for…

Medellín Workshop: Inclusive Cities

  More than 50 city mayors from 17 countries in Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain met in the city of Medellin, Colombia to exchange experiences and knowledge about social inclusion during three days. This annual meeting was part of the Sustainable Cities Initiative, a program led by the Inter-American Development…

Street Plans and Miami-Dade DTPW Kick Off Quick-Build Program

The Miami-Dade Transportation Quick-Build Program hit a big milestone this week with the completion of the first two selected projects! On Thursday and Friday, Street Plans, joined by DTPW, Miami Realtors, the Greater Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce, Miami Shores Village, RDA Studio, Moonlighter Makerspace, and neighbors painted an asphalt mural representative of…

Mike Lydon Gives Tactical Urbanism Lecture at Cornell

On Friday, September 8th, Street Plans’ Principal Mike Lydon gave a lecture to Cornell students and faculty about the Tactical Urbanism movement.  “This exciting colloquium presentation will provide an overview of the global tactical urbanism movement supported by numerous case studies illustrating how this approach to neighborhood building and the project delivery process…

National Association of Realtors Highlights Tactical Urbanist’s Guide to Materials & Design

The National Association of Realtors highlighted Street Plans recently published Tactical Urbanist’s Guide to Materials & Design, which is free to download here. The article notes that “with the new guide you will find out the nitty, gritty “how-to’s” of how to undertake a tactical urbanism project in your community. Cities, both large…

We’re hiring!

Part-Time Job Opportunity at Street Plans San Francisco! The Street Plans Collaborative is seeking a part-time employee in our small but growing San Francisco office to assist with a variety of projects focused on active transportation, placemaking, public engagement, and Tactical Urbanism. If you are a creative person who is…