Get Your City Walking With DIY Wayfinding
Last year, graduate student Matt Tomasulo launched a guerrilla wayfinding project in Raleigh, North Carolina that was so successful city leaders decided to adopt his idea. With the launch of Walk [Your City], you too can try your hand at getting your neighbors, and visitors, moving.
"The website is built around a handy tool that allows everyone to create custom street signs based on walkability," explains Stijn Hupkes. "Users draw a route between two points and the tool automatically calculates the walk or cycle minutes from A to B, as well as generates a good-looking sign. A QR code in the bottom corner links to a mobile website that displays the entire walking route."
"With the launch of the Walk [Your City] website, Tomasulo gives the rest of the world the opportunity to add a user-generated layer of wayfinding to cities."