Video: The important difference between a road and a street

In Roads, Videoby Greater City Providence1 Comment

Chuck Marohn, the executive director of Strong Towns, explains the difference between a road, which is a connection to two place and a street, which is a network of activity. He stresses the importance of returning roads to towns for community and economic development. Via: Strong Towns

Streetfilms MBA: Road Diet

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Streetfilms has launched a new series of videos, Moving Beyond the Automobile. As Streetfilms releases each video in the series, we\’ll be posting them here for you to enjoy. The topic of the eighth video is Road Diets.

PPAC Square

In Bicycles, Downcity, Pedestrians, Roadsby Jef Nickerson23 Comments

Click Image to enlarge Today the Mayor’s Office held a press conference announcing the designation of the intersection of Weybosset and Mathewson Streets as “PPAC Square.” This is part of the larger Downtown Circulator Project. Speakers included the Mayor, Director of Planning and Development Thom Deller, Joe Walsh the Chairman of the PPAC Board, and Laurie White of the Greater …