World Cities Day Nairobi: Urban Dialogue and 6 Urban Planning Resolutions

The 31st of October is globally recognized as World Cities Day. The Day promotes the international community’s interest in global urbanization and contribution to sustainable urban development. Nairobi is one of the fastest growing Urban Centres in Africa. It is an economic hub of the East and Central African Region and offers key services including … Continue reading World Cities Day Nairobi: Urban Dialogue and 6 Urban Planning Resolutions

TUMI Summer School: Online Lectures on Urban Mobility!

How to Change Transport with Positive Speech Recording of a webinar with Marco te Brömmelstroet from University of Amsterdam (clear from min 4). Very interesting discussion on the role of 'language' in Urban Transport/Mobility Development. This lecture was given during the TUMI Summer School earlier this month. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YAlXM5zWeo&feature=youtu.be   Safer Streets Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) Summer … Continue reading TUMI Summer School: Online Lectures on Urban Mobility!

ACT! Action Towards Climate friendly Transport

ACT! Action Towards Climate friendly Transport Today, millions of people are demonstrating their support for better climate action. Motivated by young people, from Monday, September 23rd, world leaders have converged in NYC at the Climate Action Summit to announce bold commitments for a climate-friendly future. With the rising awareness on sustainable mobility, a great initiative … Continue reading ACT! Action Towards Climate friendly Transport

naipolitans

Naipolitans Convenor Wins Blog Award

Naipolitans Convenor Constant Caps blog africancityplanner.com was awarded as the ‘Best Environment Blog 2019’ by the Bloggers Association of Kenya. The blog focuses on Urban Planning and Design matters in African Cities, with a focus on the City of Nairobi. Africancityplanner.com also has a lot of content on the need for social justice in Urbanization … Continue reading Naipolitans Convenor Wins Blog Award

Virtual Reality and Digital Simulation in Mobility

As part of the outcome of one of our recent research projects, we are testing the impact of Digital Creative Methods such as Virtual Reality, Digital Simulations and Game Modelling for Kenyan (African) Streets. This follows data collection that accounted for land uses, various transport modes (even bodaboda's) and an attempt at looking at human … Continue reading Virtual Reality and Digital Simulation in Mobility