Toolbox

Living Streets Toolbox

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Land Use

  • Mixed use
  • Affordable housing
  • Buildings facing sidewalks
  • Active uses on ground floors

Transit

  • Bus shelters, Benches
  • Maps, schedules
  • Kiosks (small retail)
  • Dedicated lanes
  • Pre-board fare payment

Pedestrian

  • Clear sidewalk zones
  • Good crosswalks
  • Bulb-outs
  • Crossing islands
  • Raised crosswalks
  • Paseos
  • Trails

Bicycle

  • Bike lanes
  • Bike routes
  • Bike boulevards
  • Bike paths
  • Parking

Sustainability

  • Pervious pavement
  • Bioswales
  • Management of solid waste, toxic waste and stormwater
  • Plant selection
  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Solar lighting

General

  • Placemaking
  • Neighborhood traffic circles
  • Shared space
  • Walk streets
  • Paint streets
  • Reclaimed space
  • Pedestrian plazas
  • Freeway caps
  • Events