Pop-up Demonstration and Pilot Projects

A screenshot of the opening page of the Tactical Urbanism GIS story map which features a young girl smiling as she helps to paint lines on the street for a pop-up projects.Reconfiguring roadways and public spaces can help calm traffic and achieve more walkable-, bikeable-, and activity-oriented places. But permanent, large-scale changes can be difficult to launch. Often described as “tactical urbanism,” these pop-up demonstration and pilot projects are designed to provide low-cost, temporary built-environment changes that can transform public spaces to vibrant, activity-oriented destinations and calm traffic.

View this  GIS story map to learn how tactical urbanism in Delaware has  been used to test a pop-up bike lane and transform a street to a vibrant cultural corridor, calm traffic with a temporary traffic circle, and convert on-street parking into a portable parklet.

View the Adobe Spark page below to learn more about how pop-up demonstration and pilot projects collaboratively engage community members to temporarily transform and co-create high-value public spaces—including streets.

 

Pop-Up Demonstration and Pilot Projects

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