The urban fabric of the artificial city is manifested by detached bureaucratic planning strategies which impose an inflexible system of control and a series of false freedoms. The infrastructural logic of this system has created the culture through which we occupy our cities and enabled further systematic control. In the United States particularly, bureaucratic claiming of public space in service of capitalist city-building processes continues to increase the dependence of the citizenry on automobiles. The commodification of time and journey by corporate partners only intensifies this dependence. In order to claim any agency in such an urban construct, alternative expressions and movements of everyday life require novel tactics to navigate and potentially subvert existing structures.