Make large on-the-ground changes fast through clear vision, demonstration, and measurement.
ABOUT THIS PATTERN
How did New York City leapfrog from a city of mean streets to a model of streets in just six years? The answer isn’t just one marquee project or a series of new street designs. The success traced back to strategies that shattered the old culture of street design and laid the groundwork for a new, self-sustaining mandate for urban transformations.By establishing a clear vision and making real-world changes fast, any community can set in motion a virtuous cycle for street transformations, both in the public and within the mechanics of government, that outlasts mayoral administrations.This Pattern includes: