Tuesday Tweets

This week’s wrap-up features ways to fix sprawl, the importance of creativity, and bicycle safety.

Suburbs, Sprawl, and Streets:

* Part five in an interesting series of “Building Suburbs That Last” (also check out the previous instalments)

* Making the distinction between suburbs and sprawl, then looking at Sprawl Repair

* A look at how we got streets with little or no sidewalk and faster traffic from a “Recovering Engineer


Culture, Creativity, and Competition:

* An interesting piece about civic tourism from Planetizen

* Why creativity matters to the city, part of the Creative Cities project

* Using friendly competition to increase creativity in cities


Walking, Wheeling, and Winter:

* Streets are places – not just transportation methods

* A great way to combine art and construction to reinforce streets as places

* Vancouver’s Businesses for Bikes gaining support

* Some numbers behind improving bicycle safety


** photo by Laura Pfeifer

Tuesday Tweets

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