Urbanophilia Selected videos for cities

Payday Loans UK
Posts Tagged ‘tactical urbanism’
London’s Do-It-Yourself Approach to Safer Streets
London’s Do-It-Yourself Approach to Safer Streets

In the UK, the non-profit Sustrans is pioneering a community-based method to reclaim streets from high-speed traffic and make neighborhoods safer and more sociable places. Called “DIY Streets,” the program brings neighbors together to help them redesign their streets in a way that puts people, safety, and streetlife first. So far, individual streets have benefited [...]

Out in the Real World
Out in the Real World

John Geraci is a tech innovator who thinks like an architect. Through projects like DIYcity he has been working to improve the urban experience through technology. He was also a co-founder of the local news site Outside.in and writes regularly about cities, technology, localism, and life as an entrepreneur on johngeraci.com. He spoke with us [...]

People, Parklets, and Pavement to Parks
People, Parklets, and Pavement to Parks

In San Francisco, the Pavement to Parks program has launched an initiative that may someday alter the way many dense U.S. cities decide to treat the streets of their commercial strips. Taking the PARK(ing) Day concept to a more permanent, logical level, the Parklets Program has begun experimenting with trial spaces allowing businesses to convert [...]