Community-level capacity building and knowledge co-creation are key to resilience and justice. Join Gina Ziervogel as she takes us to explore the Cape Town Water Project.
Rethinking the role of shared urban spaces is essential in tackling the impacts of climate change, says Maria Sitzoglou. Discover how cities worldwide are transforming existing urban areas to combat extreme weather and create resilient, inclusive communities.
Making Active Mobility and Public Transport a Winning Combination in African Cities: Inspirations from My Trip to Bogota
Following a visit to Bogota, Ulrich C. Tokam imparts invaluable insights for a transportation revolution in African cities.
As Ukraine’s cities are already starting to build back, UNITAC supports them with evidence-based recovery planning and a people-centred approach to foster resilient and inclusive reconstruction.
Collective Action for Flood Resilience: How Blue-Green Infrastructure Leads to New Solutions in Kampala
Effective flood control can only be met with a holistic approach. Peter Mwambu and Simon Akena invite us to Kampala in Uganda and discuss lessons learned from integrating Blue-Green Infrastructure.
Mainstreaming Nature-Based Solutions Towards Urban Climate Resilience – A Green Infrastructure Master Plan for Udon Thani in Thailand
Mainstreaming green infrastructure could serve as a pathway to strengthen urban resilience to climate change. Ignacio Ortinez and Guillermo Mendoza on new approaches using nature-based solutions.
We have adapted to living in cities surrounded by cars and asphalt. Josephine Malonza argues on the need to rethink city life and takes us on a stroll along the Imbuga City Walk in Kigali.
It is the responsibility of both the national and municipal governments to assure pedestrian safety, which is a fundamental human right. In this brief article, Louis Kusi Frimpong addresses the relationship between a lack of pedestrian infrastructure and health outcomes, as well as some pedestrian infrastructure required to enhance pedestrian safety on roads in Africa.
The demand for infrastructure has recently gained prominence in the global political sphere. Felicity Kitchin, Giulia Maci and Arne Janssen on inclusive infrastructure for inclusive cities.
Public spaces and public life in South American cities are dominated by car-oriented planning. Organisations like Chile-based Ciudad Emergente aim to change this through tactical urbanism.
In the course of the COVID19 pandemic, many cities are rethinking their transport systems. Mark Nieuwenhuijsen outlines challenges and solutions and argues that this is the time to boost the concept of a car-free city.
Indonesia is not spared from the COVID-19 global pandemic. For urban mobility planners, however, this unfortunate pandemic presents a unique opportunity to reflect on our public transport efficiency and resiliency strategies and shape a new and better normal.