Restart Montco - Adaptive Streets
How Can We Use Our Streets to Help Businesses?
Adaptive streets is a concept that extends commercial space into drive aisles and public roadways so that people can shop, dine, visit, and recreate while socially distancing. This concept involves a lot of practical decisions that local officials and businesses need to consider to make it work.
- NACTO: Streets for Pandemic Response & Recovery
Guidance tool that synthesizes common methods, trends, and responses that communities are using
- Hoboken Covid-19 Small Business Recovery Strategy
Guidance document for small businesses, particularly restaurants, which includes guidance on how to handle the serving of alcohol in the public right-of-way
- Reignite Cincy: Guide for Expanded Restaurant Space
Reignite Cincy - Economic Recovery Plan
Official city document with guidelines and an explanation of its permitting process for expanding dining into public outdoor areas
- Winter Is Coming: Four Ways To Keep Snowy Cities Moving During the Pandemic
Article discusses methods to make outdoor transportation and recreation safe during the pandemic this winter.
- Beyond Complete Streets: Could COVID-19 Help Transform Thoroughfares Into Places for People?
New, temporary installations and innovations in streets have shifted people's thinking to consider streets as recreational spaces. These temporary changes during the pandemic have provided an invaluable opportunity to experiment. Article discusses ways to contemplate longer term changes to streets.
- Allentown to Close Streets at Times to Allow for Expanded Outside Dine-In Options
Highlights Lehigh Valley’s efforts to close streets to permit temporary outdoor seating areas
- Sit-down dining is back! As long as it’s outside, as Lehigh Valley enters yellow phase
- Phoenixville to Open Temporary Open Air Business Setup
Focuses on Phoenixville’s efforts to close certain streets and allow temporary open-air permits
- City: Rehoboth Avenue Barriers Are for Safety
Looks at how Rehoboth Beach, DE installed barriers to cordon off on-street parking spaces to create additional outdoor space for businesses, though some businesses don’t like losing convenient parking