People St is the city of Los Angeles’s one stop shop for Plazas, Parklets and Bike Corrals. The citywide program launched in Fall 2013. The founding design team is collaborative of city staff, planners, engineers, civic designers, and architects. Initially, Atelier- RE was hired only for web architecture and implementation. Soon after, we became part of People St’s ongoing programs of pre and post evaluations studies and yearly Application window. Working with multiple departments and city consultants, Atelier-RE has also provided information architecture services of creating open data portals and documents, GIS webmaps and internal data dashboards. This data work has been part of People St’s commitment to understanding and reporting on how its projects impact neighborhoods.
The innovative work of People St has been recognized by ESRI, Fast Company, American Planning Association and Southern California Associations of Governments.