Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Inspirations - Complete Streets

To make Mound a better Place, Mound also needs to respond rationally to improve the connections within a city. The Complete Streets movement is producing great places by just changing how a street functions, by considering all the potential users.

Here's a Minnesotan produced video on the subject...

Here's a great video looking at what's been done in New York City.

Of course, Mound isn't New York City, but there are valuable lessons to be learned and applied to our situations here.

Mound has to ask itself, does it want it's streets to be empty and desolate like this?
Or like active, and vibrant, like this?