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Reimagining our Parking Spaces as Public Space

NEAR SOUTHSIDE, INC. DOES NOT INTEND TO ORGANIZE A PARK(ING) DAY DEMONSTRATION FOR 2022. 

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES REGARDING 2023 PARK(ING) DAY PROGRAMMING.

 

 

Every year on the third Friday in September, in cities throughout the world, PARK(ing) Day takes place. This is a global one-day effort to temporarily reclaim a handful of on-street parking spaces and repurpose them as parklets or “people spaces” to demonstrate the incredible value of these small urban parcels we currently dedicate solely to holding cars. PARK(ing) Day is a demonstration of tactical urbanism and Fort Worth-based design firms, business owners, and interested residents are encouraged to follow the efforts and guidelines of national PARK(ing) Day efforts to program their nearby streets.

This year, Near Southside, Inc. will not be formally organizing a PARK(ing) Day demonstration but instead encourages you to learn more about how you can get involved with your own self-guided contributions at https://www.myparkingday.org

 

When: Friday, September 16, 2022 in cities across the globe 

 

Who: It's free for the public to visit the parklets. All are welcome!

 

Please remember that the purpose of PARK(ing) Day is to make a statement on the use of public space. This event is not an opportunity to set up a booth to sell items or for company advertisements. 

 

If you have any questions on the event or with registration please email Megan Henderson at megan@nearsouthsidefw.org 

 

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