Topic: Play streets

Freiburg’s streets for children

Freiburg in Germany was facing an exodus of young families, until it rose to the challenge of making its streets more playable for children … without bankrupting the city! Ann-Kathrin Schöll explains. At the beginning of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Ann-Kathrin Schöll

Quebec National Assembly considers street play bill

A member of the National Assembly (MNA) for the Canadian province of Quebec, Simon Jolin-Barrette, of the centre-right Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) party, has tabled a bill in the assembly that would enable local authorities to encourage...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce

Bringing Street Play back to Edinburgh

The short film, ‘Singing Streets’ shows children playing and singing freely on the streets of Edinburgh in the 1950s, when the city had a scheme known as ‘Play Streets’: where streets would be closed for...Read more
|Comment|author: Jenny Wood