Reviving America’s walkscapes

Posted by Ian on Feb 22, 2012 in blog

Matt Tomasulo is confronting the default culture of the American automobile. He is hoping to simply remind urban-bound Americans (specifically those in Raleigh, NC) of how accessible their cities can be through walking. His tactic – activist signage. The signs themselves are apparently illegal, and as such, they raise an interesting issue about the possibilities and problematics of democratizing urban planning – even simply public information about walking distances.

More information:

http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/02/22/1875863/grad-students-guerilla-signs-encourage.html

http://www.wral.com/news/local/story/10723762/

Follow the project on Facebook:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Walk-Raleigh/215446568544375

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