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Urban Accessibility Projects

People St in Los Angeles Wants to Turn Abandoned Streets into Plazas

— February 24, 2015 — Art & Design
A concept of the Department of Transportation of Los Angeles, People St wants to transform 12,000 kilometers of unused urban space into active cultural and social hotbeds. Current projects underway that are a part of the People St ecosystem include several plazas, parklets and bicycle corrals.

People St hopes that by increasing pedestrian traffic will make the areas more walkable and simultaneously empower the local economy.

People St will operate in application windows, with members of the community hoping to spearhead projects in the area having the chance to apply and gain support. The organizers hope that by making this area of the city more pedestrian, bicycle and public transportation-friendly, they will be combating vehicular traffic and encourage more sustainable commuting.
Trend Themes
1. Urban Revitalization - People St aims to turn abandoned streets into vibrant cultural and social spaces, sparking a trend in urban revitalization projects.
2. Pedestrian-friendly Cities - People St's focus on increasing pedestrian traffic and making areas more walkable sets a trend for creating pedestrian-friendly cities.
3. Community-driven Innovation - People St's application process for community members to spearhead projects highlights the trend of community-driven innovation in urban development.
Industry Implications
1. Urban Planning - The concept and implementation of People St presents disruptive innovation opportunities in the urban planning industry.
2. Transportation - People St's goal to promote pedestrian, bicycle, and public transportation-friendly spaces opens up disruptive innovation opportunities in the transportation industry.
3. Hospitality - The transformation of abandoned streets into vibrant social hotbeds creates disruptive innovation opportunities in the hospitality industry to cater to the increased foot traffic and social activities.
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