In this era of transformation, cities are finally prioritizing walking and cycling in urban planning, local and national budgets, and for potential investors. This long-overdue change paves the way for a healthier, greener, safer, and more efficient future of urban transport.Part 1: Strategies and Tools for Financing Walking and Cycling Initiatives.Part 2: Local Commitment to […]
Constant Cap discussing approaches that can be taken by cities, using Nairobi as a case study, in order to make public transport more socially just. He mentions the pillars of Socially Just Public Transport which include: Available, Accessible and Affordable, Human Rights and Equity, Sustainable. These include to aspects such as universal access for elderly […]
Discussion on the case of Nairobi’s Matatus, People, Politics and Power-Play.
As urban areas continue to grow, so do their benefits and challenges. One major challenge that has become increasingly apparent in most emerging African cities is the growing gap between the rich and the poor. This phenomenon was vividly portrayed by the award winning AfricanDrones project entitled ‘Unequal Scenes.’ The project used drones to visually […]
Nairobi’s new administration under Governor Johnson Sakaja faces an uphill task at ensuring the just principles of Dignity, Equity and Diversity, Rights and Responsibilities, Democracy for the citizens. However, a lot is achievable.
Report on the research and public engagement done in the Nairobi CBD on Climate Action for Cities as part of the 2021 Urban October and World Cities Day (31st October 2021). Understanding the current situation of climate resilience based on the negative impact of climate change among different stakeholders along selected streets of the Nairobi […]
Presentation given to the African Network for Walking and Cycling on the role of NGOs and civil society in the adoption and implementation of the 30Km/h rule as default speed in urban areas.
Presentation made at the Kilimani Project Foundation Public Baraza on developing a Noise Pollution Case, using community power and citizen science.
A presentation given on Sustainable Cities and Communities during the United Nations General Assembly Science Summit. UNGA – post of African city planner: Click the link below to watch the recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/rV6BAHhdMbelJfHLWNwA4OQ7vHfISFY2oPXy3y5o_g-7wr_1t36D_3t0GluNNgqm.RijWPaEEQnezMQgv Passcode: x3!2=i.5
Presentation given during the World Car Free Day Summit 2021 on the 20th of September 2021. Topic: Assessing progress towards healthier, more equitable cities for all residents.