Slow Streets is a Vancouver-based Urban Design and Planning consisting of Darren Proulx and Samuel Baron that provides original evidence for people-oriented streets. We believe streets serve many uses beyond moving automobiles quickly.

Critical Elements to Make Pedestrian Streets Work

We currently dedicate an excessive amount of street public space for the movement and storage of automobiles. We can bring dignity... Read More

Results Driven Land-Use Planning

In North America, cities are increasingly burdened with a growing list of required infrastructure maintenance and replacements. With... Read More

Cost Effective Improvements for Better Transit Today

Canadian municipalities are confronted with an interesting predicament – our cities are growing at unprecedented rates. For... Read More

Use Modular Design To Foster Flexible and Incremental City Building

At Slow Streets we embrace a philosophy of quicker, lighter and cost effective infrastructure. We believe that this approach can yield... Read More

Lessons From Copenhagen: Key Ingredients For A Successful Public Space

Copenhagen is often praised for its commitment to cycling and infrastructure. With 41% of all trips citywide done by cycling it is the... Read More