For the last few months, a group of creative experts, researchers, urban planners and designers have conducted studies on Implementing Creative Methodological Innovations for Inclusive Sustainable Transport Planning. The group focused on Luthuli Avenue and Ring Road Kilimani. After data collection, community engagements, dialogues and workshops, they will showcase the output which includes people driven … Continue reading 20th March: Urban Dialogue – Equitable Street Space in the City
Naipolitans Co-Founder Njeri Cerere was yesterday commended with the 'Social Impact Award' in the Leaders Category by the 'Women in Real Estate.' Njeri Cerere, an Urban Planning and Environmental Consultant founded Naipolitans in 2012 with a fellow professional with the idea of creating a space for more awareness about the Urban Planning space though forums, … Continue reading Naipolitans Co-Founder Gets Recognition!
As part of its Big Four Agenda, the Jubilee government aims to focus on the provision of affordable housing units to be bought on mortgage by formally employed Kenyans. In the 2018/2019 budget, affordable housing received a provision KES 6.5 billion. By 2022, the government aims to have constructed 500,000 affordable housing units, with four types … Continue reading ‘OTHERWISE?’ EPISODE 91: A ROADMAP TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING
The Government of Kenya recently announced plans to have a car free day in Nairobi Central Business District. The announcement led to a huge public outcry and its eventual postponement. The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) also went ahead to sue the Transport ministry, the Nairobi County government and the Attorney-General. The LSK argued that the decision … Continue reading Can Everyday a be a ‘Car Free Day?’
Car Free Days, also known as Open Streets, Ciclovia, Sunday Streets or Make Sundays Special, provide opportunities to re-invent cities as people centric environments. Kampala held a Car Free Day in January 2019 along Luwum Street in the City Centre. It attracted several people who participated in activities including cycling, aerobics and touch rugby. Participants … Continue reading Car Free Days: Where do they happen? What is their impact?