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!

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…

Hands on Exchange

From Saturday, August 11th to Sunday, August 12th Street Plans, the University of Akron, and about 50 total volunteers installed a two-way protected bike lane on the north side of East Exchange Street between Arc Drive and Goodkirk Street. Funded by the Knight Foundation, Hands on Exchange tested new…

Street Plans Helped Youth Leaders Design & Build Curb Extensions in Bridgeport, CT

Last week, Street Plans teamed up with inspiring youth leaders at a non-profit called Make the Road Connecticut and the public health department at Sacred Hearth University to demonstrate how some simple tweaks to street design can have positive outcomes for safety, aesthetics, stormwater, and placemaking.  Youth leaders designed…