Just 54% of footpaths in the city of Kochi, in the state of Keralia, were found to be in poor condition, 34% ‘fair’ and 12% ‘good’.
Ottawa's Healthy Transportation Coalition is probing why low-income areas don't receive the same funding for cycling infrastructure as wealthier ones.
This tiny document (8 pages only) is big on practical advice, including: How to create a temporary parklet and, What kinds of games and activities you can have.
Officials in Uganda's capital city Kampala should find ways to take back public spaces that have been encroached upon, argues a HealthBridge partner in a media interview.
"That's partly what our (partners) do," Kristie told the interviewer. "They raise the profile of public spaces, they raise the profile of the importance of sidewalks and of parks, so that people start to pay attention."
Ashiely S James from Bhopal School of Social Sciences, India, has received the Tim Stone Memorial Award for the year 2016.
“Priority must be given to the improvement of these spaces, so that they can fill their role as places of relaxation, interaction, and active recreation for people of all ages, genders, and activity limitations.”
"We had, and seized, the opportunity to be what until now was part of the unwritten history of global efforts aimed at reducing smoking.”
HealthBridge and partners created a gathering spot at Habitat III in Quito in November talking about the importance of public spaces for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda.
The pass will be available to people who can't take advantage of other discounted fares, such as a senior's pass.