Over 40 teams of Penangites were involved in creating mini pop-up public parks on 50 parking lots scattered around the heritage zone of George Town on 19 September.
This was a project spearheaded by Penang Institute and MBPP.
Check out the photos and write-up by Francis Loh on the Aliran website which goes on discuss the broader issue of ordinary people reclaiming ‘the Commons’.
The video below shows the Park(ing) Day experience in San Francisco:
Imagine a city with fewer cars and more green spaces. Before change can happen, we need to dream and visualise what is possible. Park(ing) Day in George Town was a step in that direction.