Menu Close feature: Reimagining Our Cities

By Alison Sant
January 25, 2022

For more than three decades, US cities have experimented with ways to remake themselves in response to climate change. From tactical interventions and urban prototypes to pilot projects, streets have been reconfigured to accommodate people, bikes, and transit. Roads, parks, and backyards have been made absorbent. Forest canopies have been broadened and urban waters restored. These efforts have been motivated by necessity as the impacts of the changing climate are not only projected into the future, but are being experienced today. However, the set of opportunities to remake cities as more vibrant, equitable, humane, and joyous places is also aspirational. Today, the bar is being lifted to make cities places in which people don’t just survive the future, but thrive in it.

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