“Capitalizes on a community’s assets, inspiration, and potential-
ultimately creating good public spaces that promote people’s
health, happiness, and well being” source: www.pps.com
William Whyte Jane Jacobs
A multi-facetedapproach to the planning, design
and managementof public spaces
Average Monthly Customer Expenditures
by Mode of Travel
Bike Walk Auto Transit
Bicyclists & Pedestrians spend less per trip BUT the
number of trips are greater = the overall expenditures are
greater than auto users.
Total expenditures at bars, convenience stores, and restaurants
Economic Benefits of Bikes & Peds
6. Build on Success
Parklet with seating & bikes for June 2013
Key Questions to Ask
1. How does the project align with your community’s
economic development goals?
1. Who is your local business partner? Is it a
1. How will you collaborate and build support for the
project (and with who) ?