Woonerfs

People gather on a street with no cars during the L.E.A.F. Festival of Flowers in the Meatpacking District of New York City.

‘Togetherness’ as a Synonym for ‘Transportation’

Transportation is a fundamental aspect of community cohesion, and should be considered a synonym for togetherness.

May 23, 2022 - William Riggs

Peachtree Street Atlanta

Turning an Atlanta Roadway Into a Shared Street

Atlanta might transform Peachtree Street into a very different kind of public space.

April 8, 2019 - What's Next ATL (Atlanta Regional Commission)

Restaurant Row, designed by Local Office Landscape and Urban Design

A Dutch 'Shared Street' Is Coming To Miami

A Dutch-style "shared street" is being planned in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami.

March 14, 2018 - Modern Cities

No Walking

How Sidewalks Literally Sideline the Pedestrian

Plenty of sidewalks stand in need of improvement, and many aren't there at all. But they're also a symbol of the automobile's engineered dominance of our roads.

February 20, 2018 - Curbed

Woonerf Sign

The Voyage of the Woonerf

Writing in The New York Times, Paul Hockenos describes the revival and global spread of the "woonerf", the Dutch complete street model that's bringing shared public space to cities from Montreal to Auckland.

May 2, 2013 - The New York Times

A Woonerf in Harvard Square

English architect Ben Hamilton-Baillie sees possibility in a section of Harvard Square that has all the qualities of a "woonerf"; mainly, that cars, bikes and pedestrians all share the street equally.

October 15, 2010 - Lincoln Institute of Land Policy blog

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