The parklet idea has been reclaiming parking spaces and turning them into people spaces for a few years now. Here’s a collection of 11 parklets that have been completed in recent years. See them all on contemporist.com
Jardines Urbanos- Urbanismo Inteligente, los principios de un adecuado plan para avenidas peatonales- Principles of transit-oriented development from ITDP. For more smart urbanism visit the Slow Ottawa.