urban design

Walking at night - how CPTED can be used to make the night walk-environment safer and more pleasant

Join us for a walk-shop looking at the issues of walking at night and how CPTED (crime prevention through environmental design) principles can help make the walk environment safer and more pleasant.

Have you ever had second thoughts about going for a walk at night? Join this walk-shop to look at the issues of night time walking and how good design can make it safer and more pleasant.

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Fusion Virtuoso bar - 2 Manners St, Wellington
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Walk-shop starts and finishes at Fusion bar, 2 Manners St
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Ellen Blake
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wellington[at]livingstreets.org.nz
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Face to face
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Urban Design Protocol

The Ministry for the Environment launched the Urban Design Protocol in March 2005 and Living Streets became a signatory shortly afterwards.

The Protocol is a voluntary commitment to specific urban design initiatives by signatory organisations including central and local government organisations, private sector professionals, organisations and institutions.

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Footloose and Fancy Free

A Field Survey of Walkable Urban Places in the Top 30 U.S. Metropolitan Areas
Footloose and Fancy Free - Document - Adobe PDF
This field survey attempts to identify the number and location of “regional-serving” walkable urban places in the 30 largest American metropolitan areas in the U.S, where 138 million, or 46 percent, of the US population lives.
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Shared space

Room for everyone - a new vision for public spaces
Shared space - Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
Shared Space is a European co-operation project that aims to develop a new policy for designing public spaces at regional, national and eventually at an European level.
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Pedestrians in peril on Valley streets

More than 1,000 San Fernando Valley pedestrians have been hit by vehicles since 2006, with three major thoroughfares serving as the sites of most of the serious injuries and deaths.

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Los Angeles Walkability checklist

Guidance for site plan review
Walkability checklist - 1.7 Mb Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
The purpose of this Guidance for Site Plan Review: Walkability Checklist is to guide Department of City Planning staff in working with developers to make developments more “walkable;” that is, to enhance pedestrian activity, access, comfort and safety. At the same
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Stepping out

They say only the rich, poor and crazy walk in L.A. Does it have to be that way?
Stepping out - Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
If you made a list of the most daunting job descriptions in Los Angeles, Emily Gabel-Luddy's would rank near the top.
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