Tactical Urbanism

Louisville’s first parklet debuts at IdeaFestival, headed for Portland restaurant

On Friday, September 16, the world celebrated Park(ing) Day 2016, a single day where individuals and groups take over parallel parking spaces, transforming them...

Biggest ReSurfaced yet brings a civic heart to barren fields in...

Walk down Shelby Street south from the vibrant main drag of Nulu and it hits you pretty quick: once you're past Nanny Goat Strut...

How Portland, Oregon, used tactical urbanism to test how bike lanes...

(Editor's Note: This is a case study from Portland, Oregon. For one week this month, several groups in that city transformed a one-way speedway using...

Making Place: How Louisville is using tactical urbanism to rebuild civic...

"You can have a space, and even though it's vacant at the time, it can still have a life. It's still part of the...

People for Bikes releases nine-step guide for fast, flexible changes to...

For most of the 20th century, cities answered transportation problems by adding more pavement. More freeways. More lanes. More parking lots. More things that couldn't...

Canine Urbanism: As the Artist Row Project rehabs Portland’s housing stock,...

Louisville's Portland neighborhood is going to the dogs—and that's a good thing, according to Gill Holland, one part of the Artist Row Portland (ARP), a...

How a vacant lot and a few shipping containers can help...

Louisville's Park Hill neighborhood is a hodge-podge of densely packed residences and less densely packed industrial sites interspersed by large rail lines cutting through...

While you’re at Resurfaced this October, imagine how the Tenth Street...

Louisville's party-in-a-parking-lot is returning for three days between October 15 and 17. Officially dubbed “ReSurfaced: Three Days at 10th Street,” the event corresponds with Louisville Metro...

Scientists say these three things are the most important elements of...

There's been a lot of discussion lately about what makes an active or vibrant streetscape, specifically as it related to the new Omni Hotel...