Mike Lydon

Mike Lydon

Mike Lydon is Principal of The Street Plans Collaborative. An internationally recognized planner, he was a co-author of The Smart Growth Manual and the creator and primary author of the reports “The Open Streets Project” and “Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action, Long-Term Change” Vol.1 and Vol.2. He works and speaks internationally on smart growth, livable cities, active transportation, and tactical urbanism. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Cities, Bikes, & Things

Learn how to involve the community to ensure cities provide avenues for a variety of urban transportation enthusiasts. Join Island Press and The Security and Sustainability Forum as we continue to celebrate Bike Month with this free...

Learn how to involve the community to ensure cities provide avenues for a variety of urban transportation enthusiasts. Join Island Press and The Security and Sustainability Forum as we continue to celebrate Bike Month with this free session featuring authors Carlton Reid and Mike Lydon and moderated by Corrine Kissner from the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO).

Mike Lydon, Principal, The Street Plans Collaborative. Mike is an internationally recognized planner, writer, and advocate for livable cities. Mike is a also a co-author of Tactical Urbanism and the creator and primary author of the reports "The Open Streets Project" and "Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action, Long-Term Changes."

Carlton Reid is a British writer based in northern England. He has written for The Guardian (UK) and National Geographic Traveller, and is the executive editor of BikeBiz, a trade magazine, and author of eight books, including his latest, Roads Were Not Built For Cars.

Urban Acupuncture: Celebrating the Work and Vision of Jaime Lerner [webinar]

In this webinar, panelists Stephen Goldsmith (Center for the Living City), Mike Lydon (Street Plans Collaborative), and Erin Barnes (ioby) discuss ...

In this webinar, panelists Stephen Goldsmith (Center for the Living City), Mike Lydon (Street Plans Collaborative), and Erin Barnes (ioby) discuss Jaime Lerner's influence on community-based urban interventions. Moderated by The Overhead Wire’s Jeff Wood.