In Reclaiming the Street, you will learn about the mechanisms of change and will be challenged to apply this knowledge to start creating vibrant streetscapes in your neighbourhood. This six week course will guide you through seminal academic work on the topics of transition management and street experiments while providing practical insights from practitioners from around the world. A final peer-reviewed project integrates key takeaways from each module of this course to help you write an actionable plan for change.
Reclaiming the Street for Livable Urban SpacesUniversity of Amsterdam
About this Course
What you will learn
Explore the street as a space for experimentation and an arena for transitioning towards a new mobility paradigm
Understand how tactical urbanism can be deployed for maximum effectiveness in changing the streetscape
Articulate the relationship between citizen activism and the bureaucratic structure
Re-imagine the street as a space for people rather than infrastructure for moving traffic
Skills you will gain
- Transition Management
- Urban Planning
- Street Experiments
- Citizen Activism
- Tactical Urbanism
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
1 — Understanding Transitions in Mobility
2 — Streets as Transition Experiments
3 — Living World vs. System World
4 — Redefining Traffic in Cities
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TOP REVIEWS FROM RECLAIMING THE STREET FOR LIVABLE URBAN SPACES
Very high quality course with strong theoretical foundation and examples from real world.
Excellent course! It combines social and psychological theory with guerrilla activism to provide a compelling argument that change is not only possible but within reach of everyone.
Great course material and assignments, definitely worth the time and effort
A very well organized program. This is the first time i had connected to cycling and passenger oriented one. Again thanks a lot for the new ideas and planning thank you coursera .
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