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DIYDPW #44

June 15, 2018

from the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, NYC (thanks Josh!) Looking back over the thumbnails on the DIYDPW blog channel page of all of these posts over the last few...

DIYDPW #40

May 12, 2017

Today I received an anonymous DIYDPW tip-off in my email, the day after the removal of the Jefferson Davis memorial statue in New Orleans, Louisiana: Jefferson Davis Parkway was just...

DIYDPW #39

May 5, 2017

(photos by John Colombo from The Bulletin v.42 n.5 May 2017) The DIYDPW channel has, until now, always been documentation of signage of some sort. This time I’m highlighting a...

DIYDPW #33: DIY-to-Official

November 10, 2015

Back in 2011, DIYDPW #4 highlighted an unauthorized sign installed at an egregious Pittsburgh intersection (above). That sign was intended to alert drivers that traffic patterns had been changed, even...

DIYDPW #32

October 29, 2014

Burgettstown, PA, USA – story here. (Thanks, Becca!) DIYDPW is a (semi)weekly blog post highlighting global examples of Do It Yourself Department of Public Works projects. These are defined as...

DIYDPW #31

October 22, 2014

Pittsburgh, PA, USA These are known as “sharrows”, a type of lane-sharing marking that cities often use on streets where bike lanes won’t fit (or for other mysterious municipal reasons)....

DIYDPW #30

October 15, 2014

Campbell Hall, NY (Thanks to Kevin, who says this sign was “Installed on a newly tar and chipped road upstate. Super dangerous conditions for motorcycle riding, I was thankful someone...

DIYDPW #29

September 4, 2013

Jersey St, New York, NY, USA (Thanks again, Kevin!)   DIYDPW is a weekly blog post highlighting global examples of Do It Yourself Department of Public Works projects. These are defined...

DIYDPW #28

August 28, 2013

Hudson Valley, NY, USA (Thanks, Kevin!) DIYDPW is a weekly blog post highlighting global examples of Do It Yourself Department of Public Works projects. These are defined as any examples...