Our network of global experts made invaluable contributions to the Global Street Design Guide (GSDG), and we are now looking to establish an expert-network to support the production of the Streets For Kids GSDG supplement. The expert network will be invited to contribute best practice case studies and provide feedback on drafts.Please note that all inputs and feedback will be taken into consideration, but inclusion in the final document is at the discretion of the project team. All contributions will be acknowledged in the final document under the acknowledgments page.
If you have expertise on child-oriented planning or design and are interested in participating please fill out this form.
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.