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The Street Ahead

This is a The Street Ahead. It was produced by Driverless Future Challenge, EDG, Zaha Hadid Architects (London, UK) and EcoDeo and collaborator: WXY and DLANDstudio. Its medium is videos. It is a part of the department.

Streets cover over 80% of public land in U.S. cities. The advent of connected and autonomous vehicles (CVs and AVs) provides cities an opportunity to reimagine this public space by exploring designs that transform what has primarily been a means of conveyance into safer, more resilient, less congested, multi-modal, people-centered streetscapes. This video demonstrates how designers reimagined the street in three locations.

Video: Loop NYC, Pathway to Community
3:00 minutes
Produced and courtesy of EDG (New York, New York, USA) for Driverless Future Challenge (New York, New York, USA)

Video: City Data Analytics: Modes of Travel & Commuter Walking Times
1:39 minutes
Produced by Zaha Hadid Architects (London, UK) with data analysis by Habidatum (London, UK)
Courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects for Walkable London exhibition at the Building Centre (London, UK)

Video: Build the Queensway
1:35 minutes
Produced by EcoDeo (New York, New York, USA)
Plan by WXY (New York, New York, USA) and DLANDstudio (New York, New York, USA)
Phase one design by DLANDstudio
Courtesy of The Trust for Public Land (San Francisco, California, USA)

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility.

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