Sessions hosted by the global team will range from presentations and discussions, to pop up events and active, audience engaging workshops. The presentations on the content of the Global Street Design Guide will explain multiple benefits of street design and discuss how the ‘People’ and ‘Place’ approach is the way forward to designing urban streets. These sessions will showcase street designs that challenge the status quo, highlight best practice examples from around the world, and bring to light ‘ What is possible?’ in the public realm.
Please find a list of all the NACTO-GDCI events below, supported by our various collaborators and partners, and feel free to contact us for more information at email@example.com
In 2019, the GDCI team selected the capital city of Santiago, Chile, as a Streets for Kids Technical Assistance project. Together with Ciudad Emergente, a Chilean nonprofit, we selected Enrique Soro street as the project site. The project’s main objectives were to establish safe intersections, extend sidewalks, and reduce speeds.
The Global Designing Cities Initiative is committed to reimagining streets as places for people, shaping cities that are healthy, accessible, and equitable for everyone. We also recognize cycling as a safe, efficient, and sustainable mode of transportation. Despite the lack of safe cycling infrastructure that hinders many would-be cyclists around the world from relying on their bikes, there are a number of cities that have made significant progress in recent years. Committed to making its streets more cycle-friendly, Quito, Ecuador, has implemented large-scale, successful cycling infrastructure projects that make it a cycling success story.