Transforming a street: Before-After images of Vienna's Mariahilferstrasse

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The transformation of Vienna's Mariahilferstrasse, one of Austria's most prominent shopping streets, has turned a street for cars into a great public space for people (see my previous blogposts on the actual transformation and the end result).…

Walking along Vienna's redesigned Mariahilferstrasse

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As one of the fastest-growing cities in Europe the City of Vienna faces a major challenge to redistribute road space from cars to people to create better, greener and healthier public spaces, in particular in its dense inner districts. In…

A Tale of Two Cities (1): Vienna's Mariahilferstraße combines Pedestrian Zone and Shared Space

In the first part of the "A Tale of Two Cities" series on shared spaces in Auckland and Vienna, Andreas Lindinger takes a closer look at the recent redesign of Vienna's Mariahilferstraße, the country's most important shopping street which now…