Recent Blog Entries: Cities
At the 9th International Public Markets Conference in Barcelona in 2015, Chau Long Market in Hanoi was listed as one of world’s most endangered markets.
Since 2015, we have been working with residents in six lower-income neighbourhoods to identify improvements needed to make them better places for pedestrians, cyclists and public transit riders. This has involved door-to-door outreach, sharing circles, active transportation audits, the formation of resident-led working groups, dot-mocracy to prioritize the top needed improvements, and pop-up projects intended to demonstrate how the neighbourhood would improve if the needed improvement were implemented.
Phaeba Abraham is HealthBridge’s South Asia Regional Manager. In 2018, Phaeba celebrated ten years with HealthBridge. Learn about Phaeba’s experience, in her own words!
Governments should take a harder stance against ads that discourage healthy behaviours, like walking.
People are beginning to reclaim streets and these glimpses of lively, inclusive streets have real impact to create support for policies such as bicycle shares and car free streets.
The World Ubran Forum was an energizing event, but there was a lot that was not right. Women's voices and conversations on transport were notably missing.
On 29 July we celebrate International Tiger Day in Dhaka. This raises the question: how would you prefer to die, by tiger attack or by poison?
Neighbourhoods that combine a mix of housing, shops, and other amenities make life easier and reduce unnecessary travel, key ingredients to a livable city!
Partners and HealthBridge staff from Bangladesh, India and Nepal gathered in Bangalore, Jan 28-Feb 1, 2017, for the 2nd Livable Cities Meet.
The mayor of Dhaka north is following through with his commitment to create carfree streets ...