Posts tagged with 'Livable Streets'
Philips Wants Your Ideas for Livable Cities
Philips Wants Your Ideas for Livable Cities
Philips, the multinational electronics company, recently announced its Livable Cities Award, “looking for individuals, community or non-governmental organizations and businesses who have ideas – ideas for ‘simple solutions’ that will improve people’s health and well-being in a city.” The contest is split into three ...
Special Correspondent: The Strategy Behind Banning Motorbikes in Calabar, Nigeria
Special Correspondent: The Strategy Behind Banning Motorbikes in Calabar, Nigeria
In November 2009, the Cross River State government banned the use of commercial motorcycles, or okadas, in Calabar, a city of 300,000 people, located in southeastern Nigeria.  Gab Okulaja, Special Advisor to the Governor of Cross River State and head ...
Green Transport and Urban Design Push Cities to Top of New Livability Index
Green Transport and Urban Design Push Cities to Top of New Livability Index
Copenhagen was recently rated the world’s most livable city – due in no small part to its biking and public transit infrastructure. Photo by EDO lounge According to Monocle Magazine’s recently released global livability survey (subscription required), Copenhagen is the ...