Recent News Entries: Livable Cities
The Livable Cities team has returned from a successful, enriching experience at the 9th session of the World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
A new report from Evangelical Social Action Forum (ESAF) and HealthBridge Foundation of Canada shares the results of a walkability study in Nagpur, India.
Livable Cities and Think Playgrounds transform an underused space into one where children can run and play.
In a new report, HealthBridge Foundation of Canada identifies policies from around the world that promote the development and maintenance of public parks.
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."