The entire road will be turned into a bi-directional cycle path, with pedestrian paths on either end and flex parking for deliveries and bicycle parking. The street will remain a one direction street for cars, but their speed limit will be reduced to that of a bicycle’s. Something that means bicycles are given the home team advantage. The document reads: “motoring allowed on bicycles’ terms.”

bi-directional cycle path / pedestrian paths either end / flex parking for deliveries and bicycle parking. The street will remain a one direction street for cars, bicycle speed/"motoring on bicycles’ terms.

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The John G. and Phyllis W. Smale Riverfront Park is a park along the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati.

How rainwater gardens could vastly improve water quality in urban environments

INTERVIEW: How These Pretty Rainwater Gardens Could Vastly Improve Water Quality in NYC

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A Before-and-After Guide to Safer Streets

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Australia Plans for Greener Cities by 2020

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More than density, urbanism is about how we interact with the people around us and how spaces influence that. Pop Rocks soft urban seating creates a dynamic temporary installation.

In downtown Buenos Aires buses have been diverted to the exclusive lanes on the main boulevard 9 de Julio. And the city has turned about 100 blocks of those once noisy and polluted roads into either fully pedestrianized streets or pedestrian-priority zones.

How Buenos Aires Unclogged Its Most Iconic Street

In downtown Buenos Aires, buses have been diverted to exclusive lanes on the main boulevard 9 de Julio. About 100 blocks of once noisy and polluted roads are now fully pedestrianized streets or pedestrian-priority zones.

40th Street Parklet

Parklets are privately sponsored publicly accessible mini-parks that take the place of on-street parking spaces


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