Tactical urbanism project in Auckland NZ

Mobility and transportation | Street activation

BIKEPOC group working to make Toronto’s cycling community more welcoming to under-represented groups

Mobility and transportation

BIKEPOC partners with local community bike groups like Charlie’s FreeWheels and Bike Chain to build and repair donated bikes. They completed 20 bike matches last year, getting bikes in the hands of women, children and people of colour.

ULI’s forthcoming report — Global Innovations for Health, Social Equity, and Sustainability

General: Sector resources | General: Tools for engagement | Main Street | Mobility and transportation | Parks and public space | Policy leadership | Street activation

The Urban Land Institute’s Building Healthy Places Initiative profiled more than 30 approaches to the public realm during the pandemic from around the globe, representing a range of cities—small and large, on different continents, implementing pilot projects or accelerating long-term plans. The examples illuminate how cities can innovate with low-cost, immediately responsive, and creative interventions that promote health and social equity. Several of these examples, spanning four different types of public space projects, are highlighted in this article. The Pandemic and the Public Realm: Global Innovations for Health, Social Equity, and Sustainability is a forthcoming report of ULI

Evaluation of COVID-response Complete Street activation (Toronto’s Destination Danforth)

Main Street | Mobility and transportation | Policy leadership | Street activation

Destination Danforth is part of a suite of ActiveTO programs designed to support the City of Toronto’s restart and recovery response to COVID-19. These programs are part of a period of unprecedented rapid program implementation and therefore deserve careful evaluation.The evaluation of the Destination Danforth Complete Street installation was conducted by Park People and The Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) in September/October 2020.

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