How Park(ing) Day Went Global

How Park(ing) Day Went Global

Since John Bela and his collaborators installed the first temporary park on a parking space in San Francisco in 2005, Park(ing) Day has become a global event.

Key findings

“The idea has gone on to enliven countless blocks around the world, and to enlighten countless urbanites, who get to enjoy spaces normally reserved for stationary cars.”

“Parklets have become a new urban space typology on their own.”

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