Intervention treatments used in Tactical Urbanism, such as changes to street furniture, planter boxes and street art, can be implemented for as little as one day and up to one or two years. These temporary interventions are exciting and different, and can deliver change to an area quickly and at low cost.
Tactical Urbanism projects provide a good opportunity to test improvements, gather feedback from the wider community, and make adjustments before making a permanent decision. They are usually much lower cost than permanent streetscape changes and quick to install, resulting in less disruption and cost than traditional transport projects.
Varying intervention scales and local contexts require different sets of skills to deliver these type of projects. From a transport perspective the following components need to be considered:
Transport Today webinar (Jeanette Ward presentation)