Streetmix Socializes Street Design
"The principle behind Streetmix is simple: it brings drag-and-drop functionality to a basic street design template," explains Stephen Miller. "Users select a road width and add or remove everything from light rail to wayfinding signs, adjusting the size of each feature [sic] meet their specifications."
"But Streetmix is more than just a fun way for amateur street designers to spend an afternoon. 'What we want to focus on is, how can this enable meaningful conversations around streets?' [collaborator Marcin] Wichary said. 'For many people it’s a kind of entry point.'”
“It’s giving power back to the people, allowing them to vocalize what their streetscape priorities are,” [creator Lou] Huang said.