Let's go play in the streets

The library is participating in Knoxville's Open Streets on Sunday, September 30, 2:00–6:00 on North Broadway from Glenwood to Emory Place. As you hit the streets on foot or bicycle, here are some suggested reads and sites to take along to learn more about how to appreciate the new direction in urbanism.

  • Downloadable magazines on RBDigital –
  • Just ride : a radically practical guide to riding your bike Biking should be fun –
  • The urban cycling survival guide : need-to-know skills and strategies for biking in the city Share the road with cars –
  • Walkable city : how downtown can save America, one step at a time Redesign public spaces in favor of walking –
  • Street smart : the rise of cities and the fall of cars Development for people –
  • The human scale bringing cities to life Building for interaction, inclusion, and intimacy –
  • Bikes vs cars Challenge entrenched interests –
  • Tactical Urbanism and other free online publications –
  • Resources for advocates of reforming zoning codes –
  • Placemaking with streets –
  • Videos of livable streets –
  • Get involved –