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.