Urbanism Speakeasy | Tactical Urbanism for Planners
Laura Pfeifer is an urban planner living in Toronto, Canada. She's been involved in community projects like Park(ing) Day -- which is where parking spaces are temporarily converted to miniature parks -- and Jane's Walk -- an event inspired by Jane Jacobs that gets people to explore their neighborhood streets.
In 2013, Laura put a considerable amount of work into a project called The Planners Guide to Tactical Urbanism. It's a great resource that you can download FREE from her blog.
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