In direct response to a rash of pedestrian fatalities among older Asian residents and recent immigrants, community groups successfully advocated for safety infrastructure in Oakland’s Chinatown which included a custom crosswalk design based on the Qing Dynasty Imperial Court.
The Los Angeles County Arts Commission developed a project to illuminate the creative potential of the unincorporated south LA community of Willowbrook for planners, designers and policymakers.
An arts organization in California found ways to engage with local culture in four communities to highlight what makes them unique and also make connections to improving public health.
To provide decisionmakers with a better understanding of the lived experience of transit users, a local group partnered with the Detroit MPO to gather stories of where regular transit users need to go and the challenges they face in using transit.
In City Heights neighborhood, community partners are helping improve the transit user experience, cultivate local ownership of a transit line, and improve a station area with community participation and creativity.