Creating walkable, urban, human-centered neighborhoods in the Granary District.
I love this video because it shows all all forms of transportation and pedestrians can co-mingle, creating a vibrant neighborhood.
The future Granary District streetcar should serve the same purpose. What do you think about the video? Does the organized chaos scare you, or get you excited for the Granary's future?
Added by James Alfandre on February 27, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
As we start thinking more about what design elements should be considered in the Granary District and executed at the charrette this Spring, it's important to think about an environment that is inclusive and equal for all pedestrians and transportation modes; it's called Shared…Continue
This year the Mayor Symposium is focusing on the Granary District. It should be a very interesting event with some great speakers. It's open to the public, so you should come if you can!…Continue
Added by James Alfandre on February 3, 2012 at 11:37am — No Comments
There's a great article in the New York Times about the repercussions of our nation's development pattern over the last 50+ years.
One of the more interesting statistics, is "In 1974, 66 percent of all children walked or biked to school By 2000, that number had dropped to 13 percent."
“Children who grow up in suburbia can’t meet their life needs…Continue
Added by James Alfandre on February 1, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments