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
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
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?’