‘Alleys in Action’ Featured in ThisWeek@UCSD

Alleys in Action Prjoect for neglected public space

Imagine an alley. If what you’re picturing is a drab and narrow passageway, lined with garbage bins and cars, maybe pocked with puddles and potholes, you’re not alone. Alleys are some of our city’s most neglected public spaces—but they don’t have to be. Students from UC San Diego’s Urban Studies and Planning Program, led by faculty member Sue Peerson, are working hard to transform our attitudes about alleys. Alleys, they say, can help make our urban environments greener, friendlier and more connected.

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