Project For Public Spaces

Paris and New York City are two of the world's more successful pedestrian cities, with each boasting several kinds of data that show the predominance of alternative transportation. An article compares public space in each for lessons.
May 27, 2014   Project For Public Spaces
Houston is leading the way in creating new public spaces. This article from The Project for Public Spaces looks at a few of the city's efforts.
Aug 10, 2011   Project For Public Spaces
In a post at <em>Project for Public Spaces</em> a politician from Spokane, WA is quoted as saying the way municipal governments could spur job growth is by building public spaces where people want to live, work, shop and invest.
Jul 21, 2011   Project For Public Spaces
The city of Baltimore has a new open space plan it thinks will lead the city to future growth that is smarter, more vibrant, and better overall for its residents.
Mar 11, 2011   Project For Public Spaces
Birmingham, Alabama is creating a new system of open markets that will bring fresh foods as well as more social space for the city's residents.
Mar 11, 2011   Project For Public Spaces
Newcastle, Australia's downtown business district lacked street life and was littered with empty buildings. A "Renew Newcastle" campaign brought new life and new residents. PPS talks with the man behind the plan.
Feb 14, 2011   Project For Public Spaces
Roundabouts, usually considered a quirky European development, can reduce delays at intersections by 20%, according to studies by Kansas State University.
Jul 8, 2009   Project For Public Spaces
The Project for Public Spaces has released a summary of the top ten trends shaping the future of America's communities -- from public markets to community-based transportation planning.
Jan 31, 2009   Project For Public Spaces
According to Philip Myrick, communities that will fare the best economically are the ones that think locally and employ placemaking strategies.
Dec 1, 2008   Project For Public Spaces
<p>The Project for Public Spaces has released its list of the five best neighborhoods in North America.</p>
Aug 18, 2007   Project For Public Spaces
<p>Getting neighbors together for community events does more than prevent crime, according to the Project for Public Spaces.</p>
Aug 13, 2007   Project For Public Spaces