Category Archives: Moving About and Resting

Report Card – Rain Box Planters

What was the outcome of the Rain Box Planters trial?

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Report Card – Street Parklet (iteration 2)

What was the outcome of the Street Parklet Beta Project, iteration 2?

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Report Card – Bike Hangar

What was the outcome of the Bike Hangar Beta Project? Please use the hashtag #BikeHangarBeta on social media to help everyone follow the conversation.

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Traffic Light Box Artworks website

Update 22/12/14: Slight update to the site can be seen here. Original 15/12/14: A few members of Code for Ireland offered recently to look at creating an initial prototype of a Traffic Light Box Artworks website. You can see their very first version … Continue reading

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LEAP points

This Beta Project looks at whether we could further highlight the existing transport connections in Dublin by creating ‘local mobility nodes’, and whether such a concept would help us with future transport infrastructure decisions. We’re calling these ‘Leap Points’. If commenting on social media please … Continue reading

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Report Card – Street Parklet

What was the outcome of the Street Parklet Beta Project? (Parklet design and installation by David Andrews. The above photo by Streets Of Dublin.) Please use the hashtag #StreetParkletBeta on social media to help everyone follow the conversation.

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Bike Hangar

This Beta Project will look at whether we can better support people in storing their bicycles outside their homes. If commenting on social media please add #BikeHangarBeta to help us follow what people think of the idea, and all feedback and suggestions!

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Parklets

We’re going to be running a Parklet Beta. Are you aware of the idea of Parklets? Here’s also some further information on San Francisco’s Pavement To Parks initiative (thanks to David Andrews for sending on). (Image credit to San Francisco’s Pavement to Parks programme.)

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‘Equinox’ Cycle Parking

(Update 02/07/12: Now in place onstreet…cheers to Alan for the pics https://twitter.com/AlanRiain/status/219768310697426944) So we saw recently that in Helsinki they’re starting to put extra temporary cycle-parking onto the city streets for the ‘Summer’ half of the year (when more people cycle). … Continue reading

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Should Street Corner Signs Also Sing and Dance?

There are many corners in the city without street signs, and you’ll frequently spot tourists, map-in-hand, trying to figure out where they are. This got us thinking about street corner signs! What would we like street corner signs to do? … Continue reading

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Traffic Light Box Artworks – 1 / 11 / 111

1 Identity / 11 Boxes / 111 Euro As the very first Beta Project, we are making 11 traffic light boxes (in the ‘Beta Area’) available for street artworks, and we’re looking for people to submit designs for them! UPDATE 26/04/12: Please … Continue reading

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