Book Review: Streetfight — Handbook for an Urban Revolution

Streetfight—Handbook for an Urban Revolution

Streetfight offers an empowering road map for rethinking, reinvigorating, and redesigning city streets to work better for everybody that use them.

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Four Road Diets [Video]

This video is a collaboration between city planner, urban designer, and author Jeff Speck, and 3D artist Spencer Boomhower, this series of videos describes some of the most common and most effective “road diets.”

This is a combination of four videos. You can see the individual videos here:

 What is a “Road Diet”?

A road diet, also called a lane reduction or road rechannelization, is a technique in transportation planning whereby the number of travel lanes and/or effective width of the road is reduced in order to achieve systemic improvements.

 

Vancouver “Seacycles” — Burrard Bridge to Point Grey Road

A great video that highlights the success one of Vancouver’s most recent—and controversial—urban interventions: the Seaside Greenway and bike route along Cornwall and Point Great Road.

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