Tactical Urbanism

Reflection on the education provided by the irreverent game called Cards Against Urbanity has led the game's creators to create a new, less snarky version of the game.
Oct 21, 2015   Next City
Too often, street-side parklets become little more than semi-private patios for the businesses that sponsor them. Pavement parks, replacing dangerous intersections, may be a more worthwhile option.
Oct 4, 2015   Next City
A review of the book by Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia asks the question. The answer is a clear "yes."
Sep 20, 2015   California Planning & Development Report
Seattle will implement a process by which neighborhoods can take the Tactical Urbanism practice of DIY sidewalks a step further—by officially approving local designs for sidewalks.
Sep 16, 2015   Seattle Bike Blog
As it works to gather the $60 million necessary to implement permanent changes to Monument Circle, Indianapolis is testing ideas for how to make the location more pedestrian friendly.
Sep 2, 2015   Streetsblog USA
The Prospect North Partnership intends to build a fully integrated, resource-efficient neighborhood in a prime yet underdeveloped location.
Aug 8, 2015   MinnPost
Blog Post
The other day I got into a bit of a spat on Twitter with someone who had clearly had enough with the word "activate."  "Activate may be the worst planning jargon yet," cried the initial tweet. Blog Post
Jul 30, 2015   By James Brasuell
Local residents are upset with the effects of the placemaking installment in Chicago, opened this spring—namely slower traffic and a polka dot color scheme. An article in DNAinfo points out that slowing traffic was kind of the point.
Jul 1, 2015   DNAinfo Chicago
Cleveland will soon have its first park let—thanks to the leadership of the nonprofit Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corp., the collective generosity of Cleveland Collectivo and more, and the approval of the Cleveland Planning Commission.
Jun 23, 2015   The Plain Dealer
Next City's "Urban Vanguard" fellows envision ways to use tactical urbanism to further the evolution of Reno, Nevada. Their presentations helped city leaders reconsider the ways the city thinks about itself.
May 19, 2015   Next City
San Francisco recently hosted a series of events to make the city's backbone, Market Street, a little more fun. It's the latest of many efforts to revitalize a street that has been problematic even as the rest of the city has boomed.
Apr 20, 2015   Next City