Donald Appleyard’s Livable Streets

Donald Appleyard’s seminal research into Livable Streets, in the 1960’s and 1970’s, showed that social interaction on residential streets improves when traffic flow is reduced.

Source: Revisiting Donald Appleyard’s Livable Streets

Streetfilms compiled a video to revisit his work:

The original book is available:

Source: Amazon

An updated version, Livable Streets 2.0, is available, co-authored by his son Bruce Appleyard:

Source: Elsevier

Learn more about Donald Appleyard’s work can be applied at: 

Posted on 4th April 2020.