22 May 2011

Imagine opening the streets to people not cars. This is just one of the ways that 8-80 cities promotes the creation of  vibrant cities and healthy communities.  They believe that safe walking, cycling infrastructure and vibrant public places are key components of a more people-oriented and socially equitable city.  8-80 CITIES is a non-profit organization based in Toronto, Canada.  Citizen engagement is part of their mantra.  They believe that the people who use cities — ordinary citizens — hold the greatest expertise when it comes to building the best communities to live, work, and play.

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  1. […] June 13, Gil Peñalosa will show us how!  Mr. Peñalosa is the executive director of 8-80 Cities, and a founder of the famous Bogotá, Colombia Ciclovia event.  He is an internationally renowned […]

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