Tactical Urbanism + East Broadway = active spaces

In urban environments, physical change often takes a long time. Throughout the “Somerville by Design” neighborhood planning efforts, our residents have been interested in ideas for on-the-ground improvements that don’t necessarily need massive budgets and multi-year design and construction schedules. Enter Tactical Urbanism (TU). Around the world, communities are using TU as a quick, inexpensive

Somerville by Design: Winter Hill – Initial Small Business Perspectives on Central Broadway

In the run-up to the kickoff of the Somerville by Design: Winter Hill neighborhood planning process happening in fall 2014, OSPCD conducted a series of stakeholder interviews with a sample of businesses, along with other key stakeholders, in the Central Broadway corridor to complement our community engagement work on Mindmixer, an online engagement tool to solicit input

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