The City of Austin and the North Austin YMCA hired Street Plans to lead a community Walk Audit in honor of National Walking Day (April 6, 2016). A Walk Audit is an unbiased examination/evaluation of the walking environment. This audit is an example of how city staff, community leaders, and the public can collaborate to both evaluate and propose improvements to their urban environment. Click HERE for more.
San Francisco, CA
The Market Street Prototyping Festival is led by the SF Planning Department and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. In Spring 2015, the Festival transformed Market Street into a public platform showcasing 50 prototypes of ideas for improving the corridor. Street Plans designed activities for two public workshops in the early stages of the Festival. Click here for more.
The Berkeley Undergraduate Initiative (UGI) is a strategic planning project focused on re-imagining a University of California Berkeley undergraduate education. Street Plans designed and implemented a one-day interactive Charrette with students as part of the UGI effort. Click HERE for more.
Streets Plans helped the Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation and the Fairmount/Indigo Line CDC Collaborative launch a placemaking planning effort to create a vision for improvements around the Fairmount MBTA Station in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood. Click here for more.
West Haven, CT
Street Plans led the public engagement and publicity efforts for a week-long Charrette to create a vision for Transit Oriented Development around West Haven’s new Metro North Railroad station. The project focused on creating an economic development strategy to connect the station to downtown West Haven and capitalize on opportunities the station presents for adding new residential, commercial and public space amenities. Click here for more.