SEARCH RESULTS FOR TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE IN AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS ARCHIVE : 10 ITEMS FOUND

Author(s): Stone, Ben and Nezam, Malory
Date of Publication: Sep 01, 2017

This field scan is a summary of the ways in which artists are currently contributing to place-based transportation projects. Although it includes a discussion of art in transit and public art programs (both defined later in this document), the field scan focuses primarily on artistic projects directly addressing a transportation challenge and produced in partnership with others working on that challenge. The field of public art is also shifting in this direction, due to changes in artistic practice and in funding, so that now many public art programs address various stages of transportation

Author(s): White, Constance Y.
Date of Publication: Jun 02, 2015

Excerpted from Arts & America: Arts, Culture, and the Future of America’s Communities. This essay looks at how America’s transportation and building infrastructure will shift and transform over the next 10–15 years, as well as the role that the arts may play in positively impacting those changes. The

Author(s): Evenhouse, Erin
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This report is for peope planning, designing and building transportation projects and provides an primer to creative placemaking, an emerging approach that every community should consider.

Author(s): Metropolitan Area Planning Council
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The Toolkit [online] presents a menu of strategies grounded in case studies of real projects that are exemplary of how arts and culture can be an effective component of planning, community development, land use, housing, transportation, economic development, public health, and public safety projects and initiatives. [What is this Toolkit]

Author(s): Kline, Sarah
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This analysis offers recommendations to help decision-makers in the city and region make the corridor safer for everyone, improve the economic prospects (and equity) of the area, and provide new opportunities for adding housing and jobs — all while avoiding displacement of the vital communities of residents and businesses that call the Pike home today. [Executive Summary]

Author(s): Ann Markusen and Anne Gadwa
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This article reviews the state of knowledge about arts and culture as an urban or regional development tool, exploring norms, reviewing evidence for causal relationships, and analyzing stakeholders, bureaucratic fragmentation, and citizen participation in cultural planning.

Author(s): Briggs, Micheal and Cleghon, Jonathan
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Conexión Américas has worked in partnership with the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), a leader in building healthy communities — notably with new policies in 2010 that prioritized transportation projects with walking and bicycling infrastructure and dedicated funds for active transportation. This power piont provides an overview of that project.

Author(s): Conexion
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Conexión Américas has worked in partnership with the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), a leader in building healthy communities — notably with new policies in 2010 that prioritized transportation projects with walking and bicycling infrastructure and dedicated funds for active transportation. [Introduction, p. 1]

Author(s): Partners for Livable Communities
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Livable Communities for All Ages is a thoughtful brochure that reflects years of expertise and findings, as well as resources and case studies, on how all facets of the community can contribute to a more “older adult –friendly” environment.

Author(s): Cortright, Joe
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This new report from CEOs for Cities, Driven Apart, shows that the solution to our traffic problems has more to do with how we build our cities than how we build our roads. The Urban Mobility Report produced by the Texas Transportation Institute presents a distorted picture of the causes and the extent of urban transportation problems, concealing the role that sprawl plays in lengthening travel times, and effectively penalizing compact cities. We need new and better measures of transportation system performance that emphasize accessibility, rather than just speed.