Project for Public Spaces is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build stronger communities. Founded in 1975, PPS embraces the insights of William (Holly) Whyte, a pioneer in understanding the way people use public spaces. Today, PPS has become an internationally recognized center for best-practices, information, and resources about Placemaking.
Here’s a little flick about Havana streets, with PPS’ Ethan Kent:
The film, and many more, was put together by StreetFilms, which is:
…a project of the New York City Street Renaissance (NYCSR), a collection of non-profits geared towards re-imagining the cityÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s public spaces and making our streets safer for pedestrians, bicycles and non-vehicular modes of transportation. The goal of the NYCSR is to engage the Department of Transportation and the cityâ€™s elected officials in a dialogue about how to best improve the quality of life for all New Yorkers.