An interesting article that explains what some of us perceive of the various satellite cities coming up in our metropolitan region. Perspectives from Constant Cap, Prof Alfred Omenya, PS Charles Hinga and Tatu City Developer Nick Langford. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-land-housing/islands-of-wealth-in-a-sea-of-slums-kenya-divided-over-satellite-cities-idUSKCN1QZ0RG
The Sustainable Transport Equity Partnerships (STEPs) Workshop brought together attendants from various sectors on the Continent to practically look into how Walking and the Experience of Walking in Urban Areas can be improved. The Workshop placed emphasis on low income areas eg Mukuru in Nairobi, but the 8 STEPs can work everywhere. These are part … Continue reading Ever heard of the 8 STEPs to Improve Walking in your City?
As part of the i-cmiist research project, we spent some time with those in the Bodaboda (Motorcycle Taxi) Industry along Ring Road Kilimani to learn about their operations. This includes how they are organized, their customer base, their relations with other transport sectors, the introduction of ride hailing companies as well as relations with the … Continue reading i-cmiist: The BodaBoda Story
East African Urban planners, creative experts, researchers, and urban enthusiasts have been conducting studies on Implementing Creative Methodological Innovations for Sustainable Transport Planning. The Nairobi team focused on Ring Road Kilimani and Luthuli Avenue, with focus was on improving the Non Motorized Transit use experience. Creative methods like participatory mapping, photography, virtual reality, infographics, street modelling, videography, … Continue reading i-cmiist: Equitable Street Space in the City
These were the words of the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure and Public Works Principal Secretary Prof Paul Mwangi Maringa (State Department of Public Works) during the Construction and Real Estate Awards held at Heron Portico, Nairobi. The PS challenged built environment professionals on the necessity of enabling 'All Kenyans afford our services.' 'Our Urban Centres … Continue reading CORE Awards: ‘The Destiny of this Nation is Our Responsibility’