Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Project for Public Spaces

Streetfilms: Interview With the Transportation Engineer

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In his storied career at New Jersey DOT, Gary Toth played an indispensable role changing the culture of the agency, promoting a place-based ethic instead of the auto-centric transportation planning dogma. Today Toth heads transportation initiatives at Project for Public Spaces, where he has written "A Citizen’s Guide to Better Streets." The book, which will […]

Placemaking on the Upper East Side

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Tuesday evening, Project for Public Spaces held a "placemaking" community workshop for Manhattan’s Upper East Side, featuring PPS founder and president Fred Kent. Streetsblog regular BicyclesOnly was there and files this report. Kent gave a presentation to about 50 citizen and community activists from the East Side regarding the efforts in New York City and […]