OpenCity Weekly Review

9271523237_1ce1954ec4_cHere’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we bring you a citizen perspective of cities, a pop-up protected bike lane on the cheap and reviving abandoned railways in Queens.

  • How You See our City
  • This photo series gains a citizen’s perspective of their city. Future Cities blog rounded up 30 user-submitted photos from around the world to show the “diversity, as well as the commonalities, inherent in our global cities.”  (via planetizen)
  • The $600 Pop-Up Bike Lane
  • If your city is lacking in bike lanes, some folks in Minneapolis could have a solution for you. Check out this demonstration of how to create pop-up protected bike lanes on the cheap. (via treehugger)

Photo by Marjorie Lynum from Flickr (CC)

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