Recent Blog Entries: Cities
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 ...
Thousands of people take to these streets playing traditional games, skating and running, meeting neighbours and making new connections.
Cyclists and pedestrians have been literally squeezed out. Crossing the road has become a high risk sport, not for the faint of heart. Do the Vietnamese notice this loss of their own public spaces? I am not sure; climbing out of poverty is probably more pressing.
The streets were full of life: thriving sidewalk cafes with diners watching the activity on the streets, children cycling, musicians playing, traditional actors performing, and a sense of enjoyment of the city.