Why studying street furniture is important

Why studying street furniture is important

Street furniture is where public policy meets our bodies. Topics like zoning and land use are fascinating, and I can speak or read books about these topics all day. But, it’s really really hard to understand zoning – and really difficult to hold zoning in our minds eye without scrambling a bit. We can kind…

Observed: Protectus bolus

Observed: Protectus bolus

Observed in the field a variety of bollard – Protectus bolus. Once relegated to the shoreline and docks to assist the longshoreman secure ships to shore, Protectus bolus in all different subspecies crowd the sidewalk. Many of these are installed without approval throughout the five boroughs, and are loosely regulated. We see three common types:…