How would you design the Western area of the Voortrekker Road corridor? On November 12th, the Future Cape Town team attended the first of three “Design the City” seminars.
Dr. Luyanda Mphalwa of Design Space Africa is responsible for the design of up to 5 train stations to be completed revamped in the Metro South-East of Cape Town. He presents on future stations as integrated hubs at our 3rd Bold City conference.
Cycling in the City is a special Transport Month 2013 feature interviewing cyclists about their experiences as a cyclist in different communities and cities. Today we meet Rodney Dicks.
A city is activated through its people. Through it’s energy along the streets. And this energy, is sourced from the human scale – not a vehicular one.
The Company Gardens is one of 11 public parks in the City of Cape Town, that is the first to be reviewed in a series of articles. While on a tandem bike, Anade Situma and friend Thandi, discover the people, spaces, places and history that make the Company Gardens a fascinating part of Cape Town’s past, present and future.
The combination of the October’s Transport Month and some very British headline news inspired Pamela Hellig to think about how much a city’s public transport system – and the invaluable mobility it provides – can contribute to or detract from the empowerment of women around the world.
Cycling in Los Angeles? Kelley Kim goes for a ride and finds there’s more to it than weaving through endless traffic.
Transit oriented development (TOD) has gained popular support in South African transport and urban planning policy circles. It has become a somewhat trendy term without any real interrogation of what exactly it means for South African cities. What is often neglected in the TOD discussions in South Africa is the magnitude of changes in mind-sets and processes which will be required to deliver city fabrics which support and prioritise the use of public transport.
Cycling in the City is a special Transport Month 2013 feature interviewing cyclists about their experiences as a cyclist in different communities and cities.
So a few weeks ago we posted an article called “Design your own Long Street” where we encouraged the public to design their dream Long Street using an app called Streetmix. Here are some of our favourite designs sent in from the public.