Analyses | Regional and economic development | 2019-08-12 | Sing Tao

Urban space experiment: Turning sidewalks into play streets



In addition to serving pedestrian and vehicles, streets can also be transformed into playgrounds where children can play safely and freely. In the UK, some people advocate temporary lane closures for creating ‘play streets’ in the communities. Many local councils even formulate policies to support it. A similar experiment has also been conducted in Hong Kong. How was it executed? And what was the outcome?

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