Back Alley

/ Visionary / Transitional

 

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Convert alleyways from an untapped resource into a viable streetscape asset. Currently, these alleyways function and fulfill many social needs and provide a lifeline to connecting the inner city. Further identification and studies on the use of back alleys are required to improve and elevate their conditions, while helping to preserve the *Cultural Integrity and identity of these spaces. Incorporate *Pedestrian Corridors, *Time / Area Specific schemes and *Repurpose Spaces as supporting or parallel programs.


Tangible Objectives
Better and robust network of pedestrian paths
Address encroachment issues
Utilitarian and Residential Access
Time/ Area Specific Schemes

Policy, Program & Campaign
Survey, mapping and documenting
Identifying and categorising
Upgrade or improve conditions
Pedestrian Corridors
Standardised signage

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Anzilotti, Eillie.
“A New Life for Urban Alleys.” CityLab
Last modified July 14, 2016
https://www.citylab.com/solutions/2016/07/a-new-life-for-urban-alleys/491207/

Alleys of Seattle. Accessed August 2016.
https://alleysofseattle.com/

Proulx, Darren and Baron, Samuel.
“Critical Elements to Make Pedestrian Streets Work.” Slow Streets
Last modified October 26. 2015
https://slowstreets.wordpress.com/2015/10/26/critical-elements-to-make-pedestrian-streets-work/

Proulx, Darren and Baron, Samuel.
“Use Modular Design To Foster Flexible and Incremental City Building.” Slow Streets
Last modified May 11, 2015
https://slowstreets.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/use-modular-design-to-foster-flexible-and-incremental-city-building/


 

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Complete list of strategies
Walkability
Pedestrianising
Back Alley
Cultural Integrity
Repurpose Space
Building Bridges
Time / Area Specific
Pedestrian Corridor
Cycling Corridor & Network
Institutional Nodes
Buffer Area / Node
Waste Management
Pollution Control
Urban Biodiversity
Low-Hanging Opportunities
Opportunity Spaces

 


 

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