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Latest Posts

  • Bicycling for Louisville Bike-Kick Off
    Bicycling for Louisville 2015 Bike Kick-Off

    Great turnout tonight at the Bicycling for Louisville 2015 Bike Kick-Off! There are a lot of great initiatives underway and the more support and advocates that step up and help, the sooner we can buil...

  • resurfaced google maps
    ReSurfaced Surfaces on Google Maps

    The rate at which Google updates its aerial imagery is pretty amazing, so it shouldn’t have been a surprise when we learned that you can now view the ReSurfaced initiative on Main Street in the lat...

  • Wild and Woolly
    Civic Identity and Our Sense of Place

    “The urban fabric contains symbols (icons) that tell us something about ourselves and something about those to whom the symbols belong. This aspect of the urban fabric has been called the glue that ...



Utilizing observation, research, and analysis to contribute to a better understanding of our built environment


Fostering community dialog through education and outreach on subjects related to urban design, sustainability, and community


Building community through neighborhood design facilitation, workshops, and open dialog to find solutions


Collaborating with the local community to improve the city now! through tactical urbanism interventions and experimentation