34th Avenue in Queens has become the gold standard for an open street that puts people ahead of cars, but critics say it goes too far.
Street Plans provided pro bono support for the Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Open Streets Coalition in undertaking user counts along three open streets: S. Portland, Hall St, and Willoughby Ave.
The Guide is directed towards election officials, transportation professionals, and voting rights advocates who want to achieve a fair and inclusive election.
In a recent webinar hosted by ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative, Principal Tony Garcia discussed how creative uses of transportation infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic have helped provide spaces to gather in socially distant ways.
Street Plans hosted the second community workshop for the Hudson Connects Implementation Plan. Key projects were selected with help from community members to test as temporary projects during the first week of October
Principals Tony Garcia and Mike Lydon were interviewed by Streetsblog USA on how recent events have sparked new conversations around equity in the application of the Tactical Urbanism methodology.
Principal Tony Garcia was cited in a an article by California Planning & Development Report titled COVID Crisis Revives Debate About How Public Space Is Used. Tony describes how the Tactical Urbanism methodology can help tackle physical distancing.
Street Plans Principal Mike Lydon was cited in The Monocle Minute newsletter on the Streets for Pandemic Response and Recovery guide that synthesizes emerging practices in transportation and street design.
Mike Lydon was quoted in this CNN Business article about the need to configure our streets to support walking, biking, and high-frequency transit to aid in the country’s economic recovery. Read more in our Streets for Pandemic Response and Recovery guide.
Mike Lydon joined The War on Cars podcast to talk about the positive changes that have resulted from the spacial reallocation of our streets during the COVID pandemic. He thinks that cities can start looking at ways to make some changes permanent.