Tactical Urbanism

Michigan Municipal League

Why Andrés Duany Is So Focused on Making 'Lean Urbanism' a Thing

"Common sense has been almost completely lost in my profession," says the architect.

Flickr/Twilight Taggers

Urbanist Buzzwords to Rethink in 2014

Yes, including the word "urbanism."

Maureen Wilson/Jason Leach

Painting Your Own Crosswalk: Crime or Civic Opportunity?

A man was jailed for painting a crosswalk at a dangerous intersection. When he got back to his neighborhood, he was hailed as a hero.

Bernt Rostad/Flickr

This Week In Bans: Alabama Chokes on 'Dirty Bastard' Beer

Also outlawed around the world: "gay cure" ads in London, discrimination on the basis of sexuality in Indiana, South Carolina yarn bombing.

Flickr/bradleypjohnson

The Official Guide to Tactical Urbanism

A new book offers case studies and tips on creating quick and effective urban interventions.

Matt Tomasulo

Raleigh's Guerrilla Wayfinding Signs Deemed Illegal

With his signs removed by the city, we checked in with the project's founder on his next move.

Walk Raleigh

Guerrilla Wayfinding in Raleigh

Plus a look back at some of our favorite recent tactical urbanism installations.