Organisers of the prestigious European Union-backed annual mobility awards have recognised the efforts by three cities to improve their mobility infrastructure – and in doing so making streets safer for children.Read more
The Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI) collaborates with local community groups to transform underutilized risk-prone spaces in Kibera into a resilient and productive network of public spaces. This network of public spaces – comprising toilets, multipurpose...Read more
More than 20 million students in the United States ride school buses every year. This equals approximately seven billion trips per year, making school buses one of the most widely used forms of public transport in the United...Read more
|Comment|author: WRI Center for Sustainable Cities
More and more municipalities are, fortunately, working on play-friendly public spaces. However, many policy visions and investments are still based on assumptions made by municipal officials or suppliers of play equipment.
This is partly because...Read more
Clapham in South London is known for its Common, an area of greenery that’s popular with joggers and children alike. But in two neighbourhoods in the district, there’s a huge difference in life expectancy, with...Read more
Local-level, high-quality data can provide powerful insights for urban planning and lead to better policies on mobility, climate adaptation, gender equity and more. But only if the inputs are good and there’s enough capacity to analyse it effectively.Read more
A further 15 cities have joined a national peer network of 32 other U.S. cities committed to increasing access to nature for all children, irrespective of their ability, race or family income.Read more
Areas of cities with more vegetation, higher density of buildings and facilities, lower population density and fewer major roads are associated with better health behaviours in children.
Those are the findings of a conclusion of a...Read more