ANDREW SMALL – OCT 29, 2019 Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Asphalt Art Initiative wants to bring a boost of color to the streets of America’s small and mid-size cities. If you’re frustrated with the slow speed of efforts to make streets safer, perhaps you should grab a paint … Continue reading Want Better Streets? Just Add Paint.
Planning for Resilience
http://www.100resilientcities.org/ As the triple threats of climate change, rapid urbanization, and globalization exert pressure on cities, many of those places are looking to be more resilient — now and 25, 50, or 100 years from now. But what is urban resilience, and how do you … Continue reading Planning for Resilience
Pedestrian-shaming campaigns have got to stop
Alissa Walker Oct 28, 2016 Halloween is the perfect time to make people afraid of the dark. Maybe that’s why New York City’s Department of Transportation is employing spooky tactics to scare pedestrians by telling New Yorkers that walking at night is dangerous. A campaign … Continue reading Pedestrian-shaming campaigns have got to stop
Using Legos as a Legitimate Urban Planning Tool
Millennials are seen as the technology generation. It is new tech that will push the envelope and continue to create new ways to interact and cooperate. It is amazing that something like a Lego can bridge a gap and help encourage interaction between Planners and the community. This takes planning to a … Continue reading Using Legos as a Legitimate Urban Planning Tool