Submitted Projects

The Walking Visionaries Awards are building a reference collection of creative approaches to foster walking and liveable communities. All accepted submissions will remain published in the collection below to foster the submitters’ network and allow others to learn from inspiring ideas.
Below you can find all submissions to the Walking Visionaries Awards. Please use the Switch-Category-Button to select an award category and all projects submitted for it.

Many thanks to all the authors for sharing their #WalkVision! In total 208 submissions reached us from 47 countries on all continents.

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  • corrida amiga: run commuters

    Corridaamiga is a voluntary initiative that emerged in early 2014, as a result of the idea of “Brazilian run commuters” that aims to assist and inspire individuals to use running for urban mobility.
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  • The Liveability Project

    Liveable public spaces are those which are inclusive in design. Successfully designing such environments necessitates involving the community in the planning process. The Liveability app is an auditing and planning tool that enables active participatory design action which is essential to producing liveable and public spaces.
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  • An Alternative Map of Stonehouse

    'An Alternative Map of Stonehouse' is a project that merges parkour and art in order to focus on freedom of movement within a built up urban space.
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  • White wo/man walking

    A 13km walk across the city of Johannesburg in a cardboard car. In downtown Johannesburg the walking car subverted the idea of the car as a protective casing in areas not considered safe for walking, while in the suburbs it became a commentary on disappearing sidewalks and the lack of walking infrastructure, stimulating debate regarding cultures of walking and non-walking.
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  • Koprivnica Health Paths

    In the IEE project Active Access, a network of walking paths was designed in order to enhance the walkablity of the city and create a sense of ownership among the citizens. Three years after the completion, the network achieves another boost: the new SUMP, first in Croatia, gives pedestrians and cyclists the biggest role in spatial planning.
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  • Peripato Telematikos

    Peripato Telemetikos is an ongoing walking art project. Walking is undertaken in a variety of environments, by solitary walkers or groups of walkers. A custom-built system is utilised to document the movements of the walker(s), and to provide an audience with a means of engagement with the walkers. The walkers document their walks through simple mobile phone image and text messaging facilities.
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  • Safe Streets for Baltimore

    Safe Streets for Baltimore: Adapting stream daylighting idea and methods for streets.
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  • Andar La Ciudad

    Cali is one of four majors cities in Colombia, despite having a fabulous weather and plenty of public space, pedestrians do not have the space neither the safety to enjoy the city. This is why "Andar La Ciudad" was born, our goal is to walk the streets at strategic locations or critical accident sites recognizing the streets and appropriating the citizens of their public space.
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  • The Healthy Streets approach

    The Healthy Streets approach shows promise as a new way to engage and align a range of stakeholders around a shared vision of better public spaces for liveable communities. This has been developed into an on-street survey for identifying what needs to be prioritized at both a strategic and street-level and bringing the community into the conversation about their public realm.
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  • Gdansk Zaspa Murals – Local Guides

    Local Guides are the residents of Zaspa leading free of charge tours to the Monumental Painting Collection. The Collection is an integrated open air gallery consisting of 49 large format murals painted in the settlement of Zaspa in Gdansk. The collection integrates three related activities: Monumental Art Festival, Gdansk School of Mural and Local Guides.
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  • Camina Monterrey 2040

    'Camina Monterrey 2040' is a proposal for the transformation of several of Monterrey's metropolitan areas based on walkability criteria and various strategic foresight methodologies. It's main goal is to establish a sequence of planning strategies that will lead to the development of enough walkable urban places whereas Monterrey can be considered a leading walkable city in the year 2040.
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  • The Walkable Neighborhood v1.0

    "Act Local, Think Global", The Walkable Neighborhood aims at targeting the valuable insights gathered from the community and come up with an integrated ecosystem of smart-tech, public-spaces addressing various issues of Safety/Security, Public Hygiene, Public Congregation Spaces and in general making Walking an Interesting Experience.
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  • The Barbados Trailway

    The Barbados Trailway is a proposed project to promote health and wellness, sustainable transport and tourism in Barbados which would convert the old Barbados Railway reserve from Bulkeley Sugar Factory, St. George to Consett Bay, St. John into an accessible pathway for pedestrians, runners and cyclists. The trail is currently used for an annual hike called the 'Colin Hudson Great Train Hike'.
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  • Going for a Walk

    An audio-verbatim walk, using the words of real people, to provide an experience of walking in someone else's shoes.
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  • ČUFARJEVA STREET

    Transformation of public space with small interventions with the aim of reducing car traffic in the vicinity of schools and kindergartens.
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  • Walking to the future

    The walk mobility planning for social and economic policies, without the prospect of temporal consequences, should provoke further reflection theme, creating policies and projects suitable for pedestrians. Cities are living, independent bodies, having their own dynamics of development, impacting directly on the movement of people who have specific needs.
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  • Prioritizing walking in Dhaka

    What if local government improve conditions for walking rather than motorized traffic? What if we could convince politicians to incorporate walking issues into their election manifestoes…and then work with them to implement them? Walking issues onto the election manifesto of the winning mayoral candidate in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The next step is to work with him to implement his commitments.
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  • Listening and ReProducing

    Listening and ReProducing “Äußere Mariahilferstrasse” via Soundwalk and Research: A special focus of this project is to put on the investigation of the auditive space of “Äußere Mariahilferstrasse” (Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus, 15th District of Vienna). The main question that we would like to discuss and answer here: how do strollers listen and produce, construct their auditory space?
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  • Visual poetry, a daily inspiration

    Empowering the walkers in the city, a daily chance to be creative, to breathe, to contribute, to be part of a movement and be an individual at the same time. Walking across, inspiring little creations which you can start or add on too... organic material, gravel, incense, a little breathing pace to stop and speculate in our busy lives. Let's create visual poetry and beauty; to contribute, to walk.
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  • your724 – the key to move your health

    An evidence based web-platform to support individuals to change to a more active life/healthstyle.
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  • Long Time, No See?

    Long Time, No See? invites participants to set out to explore and reflect, in the spirit of adventure, to reveal other and emergent ways of existing in this world through poetic actions, walking, mobile technology and relationships that animate a sense of care.
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  • Días de Playa

    During November and December of 2014 Días de Playa took place, a project whose aim is to recover public space and the appropriation of one of the most emblematic avenues of the city, La Playa, through ludic and recreational activities for the enjoyment of the citizens.
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  • Camina

    "Camina" is a strategy of ITDP Mexico (Institute for Transport and Development Policy). The main objective is to claim the place of the pedestrian as the first actor of the public space. This initiative has begun with awesome Tactical Urbanism interventions for pedestrian rights in Mexico City. Armed with traffic cones and clear signage we change the geometry of streets in a walkable scale.
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  • Warnscale: A Land Mark Walk

    Warnscale: A Land Mark Walk Reflecting on In/fertility and Childlessness created Louise Ann Wilson, is a walking guide and art book specific to, and created in, Warnscale, an area of fells in the Lake District, Cumbria, UK. The book is aimed at women who are childless by circumstance.
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  • Changers CO2 fit app

    Changers motivates people to make sustainable mobility choices while reducing CO2 emissions. With the Changers app you can calculate your CO2 footprint on-the-go and earn ReCoins, the currency based on CO2 savings. Use ReCoins to offset your CO2 emissions by purchasing CO2 Certificates in the app. Improve your health and the health of the city. Make every day CO2 free!
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  • Foot Traffic

    Simple convertible equipment allows main thoroughfares to relax for the weekend, taking a break from cars and inviting pedestrians to enjoy life in the big city.
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  • Leipziger Stadtteilexpeditionen

    The Leipziger Stadtteilexpeditionen (Leipzig Quarter Expeditions) explore the city from the perspective of its citizens. Each expedition is developed in a collaborative process with one quarter’s dwellers. The aim is to offer an opportunity for intimate encounters and to reshape the mental maps of the city, beyond city marketing and media response.
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  • Equality Park For Blind People

    Equality Park For Blind and Visually Impaired People Visually impaired people have just begun to win their own rights for the latest a few years. There is a national day in United States of America to remember these people called “Blind Americans Equality Day, October 15”. However, there is no such a day in Europe. In fact, we think that this day is not enough for these people.
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  • Freedom for the Historical Park

    Freedom for the Historical Park This place used to be nice in past. There was not any way ,industrial port. It was possible to see skyline when looking from the park. But now ,there is have highway, cranes, buildings and exhaust. Historical park is imprisoned by highways and port. Our fiction inthe project breakage these chains(highways) and re-liberation of this space.
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  • Wayfinding 100 NYC Public Sculptures

    Wayfinding: 100 NYC Public Sculptures is a site-specific installation using both old and new media to explore the definition of public art by inviting the public to embark on guided journeys through NYC to find public sculptures, as well as question how the journey of the audience, from the representation and original within the specific geographic sites, can be an artwork in itself.
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  • MAYlands WALKS

    A research project about walking; using walking as a data collection method; and communicated back to the community by walking!
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  • Knocking Bird

    Knocking bird is an e-culture project, based on walking and ecology, in Sint-Niklaas (B). 15 residents from all over Europe came to walk with locals in the city and the landscape around, to exchange experiences, explore the relation between new technology and walking and create collaboratively a locative media walk about the walking experiences and the relation between their cities and nature.
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  • Machinoeki – Human Stations

    “Machinoeki” is a station for people whose main mode of transport is walking. It offers free use of toilets and resting places, local information and guidance, and smiles of “station masters” with a spirit of hospitality. Any existing facility can become a Machinoeki. Using this logo, more than 1600 Machinoekis are located throughout Japan.
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  • Bite on the Side

    Huntly’s “A Bite on the Side” edible trail is the concept of local artist Norma D Hunter and links two woodland areas in the town with a series of plantings providing free food beneficial to health and for everyone's enjoyment.
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  • En Bus más Sexy

    #EnBusMáSexy highlights the typical aesthetics of urban buses in Medellín. The initiative seeks to leave the comfort of going door from house to the office door in car and get you motivated to walk to the bus stop just for the simple fact of observing things you have never seen or improve their health. This campaign has 10 reasons why bus ride is funny experience.´
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  • Butterflies’ Bridge

    In Buenos Aires city the Butterflies’ Bridge is a respectful intervention on the past, proposing a sustainable everyday singular scenario, with a hopeful speech of a better livable city. Where from both sides of the river is linked by pedestrian people, strengthening social ties, local identity and extend that biodiversity.
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  • MAP YOUR CITY

    Something is changing in our cities! An increasing number of us living, working and connecting in our cities are showing the world that we can have a real impact in our neighborhood and communities. And MAP YOUR CITY is here to support you! Now you can find, map, share and connect to your city's underused and revitalized buildings, spaces and heritage.
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  • Awear

    When walking around in a city, people breath in a lot of harmful particulates. Awaer is a scarf that protects people from this particulates, by using an active carbon filter.
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  • Black Walks

    Black Walks is an on-going performance project that has taken place in Tokyo, London, Paris and Berlin to date. The artist performs long durational walks through each city, alone or with participants, with a black flag in her hand. This walk and symbol have become an attractor and reflector of each city’s fears, concerns and narratives.
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  • Being Boucalais

    Since 10 years the Brussels based arts collective Various Artists is working on Boucalais, a 100km walk from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Calais in the North of France. From 2011 on they invite other artists to join along the walking trail, sharing the experience of the mobile creative studio ‘Boucalais’. The Being Boucalais project is an experiential four day walking tour for three persons.
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  • WALK-ing ART WALK-ing

    WALK-ing THE STREETS FOR ART AND AWARENESS as performance, installation, investigation, art in public space as painiting, as sculpture Art made by WALK-ing is a visualization and awareness of space, cityscape and situation. WALK-ing is a personal and public performance, visible and invisible. The WALK-ing ART of Beverly Piersol
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  • Perambulator

    Perambulator is a walking project that explores and reflects on the experience of walking with a pram (or pushchair).
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  • [ ].ma

    In its meaning in Japanese, MA refers to the space between neighboring bodies, the gap between both. In a temporal context, refers to the time or the pause that occurs between one and another phenomenon. For this project, the concept of MA refers to the void or the pause as a principle of great importance in both design and art, as well as in public spaces.
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  • The Installation series of Untitled

    The "Wishes, Lies and Dreams” series will explore the intimacy and emotional resonance with the viewer combining art and fantasy to explore walking experiences. I will invite children, people/artists and disabled persons to share their wishes/dreams in this artwork project.
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  • Walk-Ability Workshops

    The project uses interactive exercises to demonstrate to high school students why it is important for cities to be accessible to people with different physical abilities. We do exercises that diminish sensorial capacities such, and we evaluate the walking accessibility of the school grounds and neighborhoods.
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  • A Space for Everybody!

    PORTO em MOVIMENTO is a civic platform that aims to improve the city of Porto starting from walking, playing, meeting, moving, sports and physical activity. It's an inclusive platform meant for everybody, citizens and organisations with a common passion: the city. We see a lot of possibilities to improve public space, through incremental actions using existing energies and available resources.
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  • StepAway Magazine

    StepAway Magazine is an open access online repository of urban walking narratives. We encourage writers from across the globe to walk the streets of any city and submit their observations in poetry or prose. We select work that evokes the sensory experience of urban walking. Published quarterly, StepAway showcases new and established writers and has been doing so for over four years.
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  • Josefstadt towards WALK21 policy!

    The district council of the Josefstadt committed unison to the Walk 21 Charter - as the first district in Vienna! The step towards a walking-friendly district was initiated by a citizen-driven pilot-project of the Local Agenda 21 process, that aims to raise awareness for the needs of pedestrians and to highlight the potentials of the small-scale structured district as a walking-friendly area.
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  • The North Shore Spirit Trail

    The Spirit Trail is a visionary project that will connect Vancouver’s North Shore communities with a common, waterfront oriented alternative transportation route. This fully accessible greenway will connect previously isolated communities while linking major destinations and providing breathtaking views of the Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains.
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  • ONE FOR THE ROAD

    The city is shaped by the street. One fifth of the total area of Vienna is dedicated to serve mobility. If you just consider all the empty seats in parked cars this surface doesn’t seem mobile after all. To reshape the streets it is about time to redefine aspects of mobility.
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  • PROJECT [video]Flâneu®

    The artist walks like a „Flâneur“ through the city. He does not have a turtle with him (as the original Parisian Flâneur of the 1830‘s used to). He has only a video camera. He takes shots of the city; he takes shots of the “life” of the people of the city, sometimes he also shoots “himself” (without camera moves, without zooming, without special lighting, with original sound, without permission).
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  • Grüngrätzlwege

    Walking routes to explore the wide range of different boroughs in Vienna.
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  • Awareness Light Cane

    A cane with a light designed to create an effective awareness of the most vulnerable people on the streets. Awareness Light cane, it's functional, elegant, happy, and socially engaged.
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  • Through where I walked

    Photographic project about creativity, obstacles and experience of walking in São Paulo through its sidewalks.
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  • Venice Smart City: Walkability 3.0

    Venice needs to find a better balance in tourist attraction and liveability. The ‘Venice Smart City’ project, initiated by Urbego and IUAV, aims to improve the walkability of the insular city. It proposes physical reorganization of the terminal area and the implementation of a way-finding system. Strategic workshops and intensive in-situ design prove to be effective tools in city improvement.
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  • How far can we go? City adventure

    How far can we go? Is a city adventure for people in wheelchairs and those interested in exploring the city from the perspective of a person in a wheelchair. The urban lab will take place at the new Hauptbahnhof. The large-scale project distinguishes itself at the highest stage of barrierfree building regulations. This urban lab is taking a closer look on accessibility design and city planning.
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  • Sideways

    Sideways is an open festival format for contemporary art and spatial practices. The backbone of the festival is an expedition on foot, spanning several weeks and creating a collaborative meeting ground where artists and audiences can explore issues regarding space, time & movement. After an acclaimed edition in Belgium in 2012, Sideways is at the lookout for fertile ground for a next journey.
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  • Walking the Line

    Plymouth Breakwater was historically a destination where nineteenth century promenaders went to walk, see and be seen. A mile in length and nearly 3 miles out to sea, the Breakwater is now the responsibility of the MInistry of Defence and off limits to the general public. It is my aim to facilitate trips of walkers out to the Breakwater, to explore the city's outer realms.
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  • Recycled Street Light Trash Bins

    The street light Trash can is a project am realising at my studio where by my target is to walk the streets collect disposed plastic bottles. The plastic bottles shall be shaped in different forms including lamp holders and covers where while installed together the final product is a permanent trash can and when the light bulbs are inserted. We aim encourage people feel safe and happy, walk far.
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  • Off The Mapp: A Spatial Manifesto

    OFF THE MAPP is a spatial manifesto. It is an application that attempts to reprogram existing social and economic space within the city. OFF THE MAPP is employed through an application that automatically switches technological devices into flight mode when a chosen boundary is crossed. The application will disconnect pedestrians, encouraging a new spatial awareness and a reliance on human contact.
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  • Manic Street Walkers

    Manic Street Walkers (MSW) is a walk-for-pleasure program launched in 2011 by C2O library & collabtive. It promotes walking for the purpose of exploring and enjoying the city. We bring local “experts”—residents, artists, researchers, etc.—to share their insights. But participants also actively contribute as explorer, reporter, photographer, etc.
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  • Editorial El Caminante

    Editorial El Caminante is an editorial project that seeks to produce and provide consumable information in Spanish about cities: texts that go from essays, chronicles and short stories, to technical information and DIY manuals. Our aim is to inform, include and empower regular citizens (particularly in Latin America) to shape the community and environment they live in.
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  • Go by foot

    Have nicer and easier areas to walk in the city is the premise of this project, to make you discover, travel and wonder the city.
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  • Safer Street, Livable City

    To reclaim the streets from motor vehicles and provide streets for people a Walkability campaign is needed.
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  • Pocket Park

    The transformation of left out urban pockets in the city of Tirana into pocket parks through community participation.
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  • Jezzine Barracks

    Previously home to 31st Battalion for over 120 years, and local traditional owner clans before, the 15ha site has been transformed into parkland. Jezzine Barracks fills a missing link enabling a 10.2km connection between Townsville’s CBD, The Strand and suburbs Rowes Bay and Palleranda. This link improves the city's walkability and provides visitors opportunities to take in the Coral Sea view.
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  • Mapless

    Mapless seeks to create nontraditional documentations of urban landscapes. The landscapes are discovered through the practice of exploration. The maps are created without the help of any preexisting maps, phones, or any other form of navigation. Instead, the path is completely dictated by the senses: sight, sounds and smells. The wanderer will only allow these aspects to guide him.
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  • CONTINUITY

    CONTINUITY! Pedestrians, vehicles, bicycle drivers..
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  • ZiP- Zitpaaltje Amsterdam

    ZIP is a street installation inspired by the amsterdammertjes and the dutch bike’s culture. Zip aims to activate street as a place to enjoy. Zip encourages people to rest, meet, chat and play. Zip invites us to consider the importance of the street as a social space instead of a mere traffic domain.
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  • Planned Cities Catalog

    Planned Cities Catalog is a project that aims to index significant planned cities to uncover the subconscious proclivities that arise from either particular designed configurations or subsequent mechanic or organic growth in the hopes to ascertain functional arrangements of a post-oil city where walking is seen as the preferred choice of human mobility—not a hindrance to cities’ development.
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  • Green Cities

    Green Cities is an on-line campaign to create awareness on green economy in Kenya's cities. Our goal is to have these cities with improved human well-being and social-equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. We advance our readership with a monthly Green Cities newsletter so that we contribute to the urban carbon reduction campaign such as walk to work.
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  • Perils For Pedestrians Television

    "Perils For Pedestrians" is a public affairs television series that looks at problems confronting pedestrians in communities like yours, and solutions to those problems from around the world.
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  • PDC Ciudad Jardin

    A walkable, enjoyable, cohesive, well connected, a human scale city; where people gather, look into the eyes of each other, therefore a safer, friendly and a kind city; where home, school, work, services, recreation activities are in the proximity, where most trips are made on foot or by bike, and have multimodal transport stations.
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  • ‘DeyalKotha’ – the wall attic

    DeyalKotha is a design intervention project that promotes interactive education for the disadvantage communities living next to the Tejgaon Flyover in Dhaka city through an amalgamation of artworks and cultural activities using the unutilized space under wall. This pilot project has been initiated by Sahjabin Kabir, Tanzia Islam and their small team.
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  • P108 walkways rehabilitation

    Set within an existing social housing complex, a series of linear paths were transformed into zigzagging walkways that encourage leisure walks that knit together two existing plazas. The walkways are made more inhabitable by a complex shading system and by the introduction of small pockets of rest areas equipped with furniture that encourages various social interactions.
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  • We don’t need no .. traffic lights

    Have you heard about the concept of the car-free city? It's a utopia, an unlikely concept, as cars will be irreplaceable for individual transport of disabled persons, emergency vehicles and some forms of freight transport in the short run. But how about a city based on self-responsibility, human scale and slow speeds: a city without traffic lights? Imagine the advantages for walkers and cyclists.
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  • Reclaim the streets!

    The “Asphaltpirates” set unconventional accents to provide the streets in the Vienna Josefstadt temporarily as a recreation area for residents, as a stage for open-air concerts or as a market-place for organic food. With their actions, they want to call attention to the unfair distribution of public space in densely built urban areas in favor of car-traffic and to the detriment of walking people.
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  • Equal Streets – Mumbai

    People in Mumbai are being squeezed out of spaces to walk or cycle by the sheer pressure of cars. Equal Streets Day closes off one side of the road to motorised transport to create space for non-motorised and active modes of transport. The program's objective is to create awareness, support, and catalyse permanent infrastructure change in the city.
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  • Urban Communication

    The project "Urban Communication" is part of a micro-study to test participative intervention as a tool to activate urban public space and to involve local people into the redesign of their neighbourhood.
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  • A Walk around the Block

    A Walk around the Block is a research project which examines whether intentional and performative acts of walking can effect changes in the attitudes and perceptions of walkers to their neighbourhood and environment that might encourage dialogue and exchange among diverse communities, broadening participation in the process of community revitalisation. It was a bit of a Utopian idea...!
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  • Nightlights

    The project NightLights is an art project portraying one of Leipzigs neglected neighbourhoods. It is a collection of citations, memories and opinions of the neighbourhood that can be discoverd on a nightwalk off the beaten track in the neighbourhood of Leipziger Osten.
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  • Green Transport Solutions

    Green Transport Solutions is a study on eco-friendly transport solution for developing cities. It focuses on a green transportation system for implementation by the City County of Nairobi to reduce carbon emissions, congestion and promote environmental sustainability. Our study explores how road expansions in Nairobi could embrace non-motorized lanes contributing to a pedestrian-friendly city.
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  • Ktm walks

    The “Ktm walks” campaign is an effort to make people realize the importance and necessity of pedestrian zone for safety, environment and health. This event initiated to create public space for safe walking and socializing by restricting motorized vehicles in different areas of Kathmandu. It is a joint effort from different organizations and is first time attempted in Kathmandu.
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  • Adventures in Sightlessness

    Adventures in Sightlessness is a six year art project exploring the world by walking without seeing through a range of activities.
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  • Every Body Walk!

    Every Body Walk! is an award-winning campaign aimed at getting Americans up and moving. We are working to spread the message that walking 30 minutes a day, five days a week really can improve your overall health and prevent disease. We provide news and resources on walking, health information, 200+ videos, social media engagement and a documentary film.
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  • Eco Passage – Tehran’s Modern Center

    In order to make a plan for the abandoned area above the “Resalat tunnel” , the east-west connection of the city is made not only by traffic and vehicular routes, but also by introducing a new pedestrian passage, which will bring new commercial, cultural and social dimension to this part of Tehran.
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  • Cultivating the public spaces

    The project is to restore the social fabric of a sector of neighborhood spaces and common green areas, which are potential public spaces, through experiences of participatory design and construction of urban gardens, urban gardening as a tool for social transformation.
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  • Spirit of Place

    Bandung as Laboratory of Architecture in Indonesia. The concept of this walking tour is the space that tells the story and time share. Space storytelling is a design approach with considering time, human, and the current environmental situation.
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  • Little Street Explorers

    Endowed with the role of street explorers, children of public schools in São Paulo take part of an urban education project idealised by APÉ Study Group and Tomie Ohtake Arts Institute. Through city exploring, the project seeks the practice of urban thinking through walking with kids, as well as envisages including the experience outside the classroom in the educational background.
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  • WILDGARTEN

    The project generates a contemporary community for a democratic, sustainable suburban scene. Instead of proposing a pre-designed urban tissue, the project tenders a collective pattern based on a grid of gardens that structure the area as a big car–free island. The gardens work as support not only for the built, but also for the many urban process that happen in the contemporary city.
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  • Paint Up Buenaventura

    Paint Up Buenaventura is an artistic and social project that aims at brightening the urban landscape of Buenaventura, the main port of Colombia. By enhancing the physical environment through painting, we are looking to change the image of the city and create an incentive for pedestrians to explore it.
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  • PEATONIZATE CON MIMOS

    The main idea of this new project comes from what we as young people want change and one of those things is primarily culture in the road that we all need. Also part of the respect of motorists to pedestrians and cyclists to lower rates of accidents that occur daily in this great metropolis that is Mexico City.
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  • Trace: Walking by Drawing

    The Trace app generates walking routes based on digital sketches people create, digitally mark and send to others. When someone receives a Trace (e.g. circle, star or letter) the app guides that person along a walk of variable length wherever she happens to be. In contrast to most walking apps, Trace emphasizes travel over transport, serendipity over precision, and social connections over goals.
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  • Respect the sidewalk – LBSR

    A collective claim aimed to revalue the place of pedestrians in the city. It was born in an industrial car orientated city, in an attempt to transform its pervasive dynamics. Cars parked on the sidewalk are the main targets. Our claim is printed in stickers to be pasted on the cars obstructing pedestrian’s flow. Today, LBSR has evolved to perform different type of activities.
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  • Muziklaža Workshop

    We used walking practices like drifting and soundwalking to explore the sonic character of the city of Mostar. The objects found on our walks were upcycled into an interactive soundscape-installation in an abandoned public building. This transformed space invites passerbies to leave their ordinary walking routes and engage creatively with their living environment.
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  • Somos Cerros

    Somos Cerros is an initiative that promotes civic awareness and appropriation of the Eastern Mountains of Bogotá (Colombia), generating an environmental culture around them. Through cultural, artistic activities, and outdoor activities, the project aims to restore ecological spaces for the citizens, reconnect the communities, and generate a new way of living and experiencing the city and nature.
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  • Free Pedestrians From the Dungeons!

    Warsaw still struggles with the relics of socialist thinking in terms of urban transport infrastructure. In effect, the authorities need to be regularly reminded that having to go up and down stairs to get to the other side of the street isn't the most desirable option. A campaign, including a series of happenings, was organized in 2011-2015 in places where ground-level pedestrian crossings are necessary.
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  • Respeto por el Peatón

    Respeto por el peatón (Respect for pedestrians), is an civil organization that promote a healthy and pacific walkability. We also promote quality of the walkability, working to look a pedestrian culture in Peruvian cities; through advocacy,communication and social marketing, and developing projects of urban intervention. We are pedestrian activists!
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  • WALKABILITY CITY TOOL

    In cities today, the information known about the walkable routes is incomplete, unconnected or nonexistent. A sound management strategy must be based on sound analysis: measureable data which allow us to learn about, evaluate, compare and make decisions. Do we know what our streets are like? WALKABILITY CITY TOOL, our streets, a step forward.
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  • Finding Ghosts

    Finding Ghosts: Walking backwards into the future is a collaborative multi site project, using augmented reality to create a layered narrative of site across time. The project has so far been presented in Dunedin, Auckland, Copenhagen and has also intervened into another walking project "Long Time No See?".
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  • GreaterPlaces; the place for cities

    GreaterPlaces is an online community devoted to city and town design. Like Houzz for interiors, GreaterPlaces is a crowdsourced, organized, visual, & networked site to connect people looking for great ideas on cities with civic innovators around the world. Our growing collection of best practices shows the "how to" for great streets, parks, buildings, governance and more.
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  • Ecological Corridors of Mobility

    Caracas has given its back to its water landscape. If we bring the covered creeks back to the surface and transform them into a network of lineal parks, then pedestrians, bikes and public transportation will have an unquestionable priority above the car. It is an extraordinary opportunity to solve many of the city's problems in terms of walkability, urban continuity and ecological preservation.
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  • LA BOHÈME – Pop-Up-Opera

    The Bohemian friends Rodolfo, Marcello, Colline and Schaunard discuss with their landlord at Michaelerplatz. Musetta flirts with Marcello at Franziskanerplatz in front of small cafés. Rodolfo and Mimi split up tearfully in front of Karlskirche and later Mimi dies inside of Wien Museum.
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  • Urbani sprehodi Jane’s Walk

    With annual organisation of ‘urban walks’ in the framework of the Jane's Walk initiative since 2011 IPoP advocates for benefits of utility walking in Slovenia. Together with local partners IPoP already managed to intitiate 73 walks in different towns and cities across Slovenia and engaged at least 1400 interested walkers. IPoP supports the organisation by promotion and support to local organizers.
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  • Thurrock 100

    Thurrock 100 is an exciting community walking festival, located within reach of the Thames Estuary through the first swathe of countryside outside of East London. The Thurrock 100 campaign combines walking and the arts, drawing on their potential to bring communities together, improve health and wellbeing and connect people to the rich heritage around them to strengthen collective identity.
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  • Walking Neighbourhood by Children

    The Walking Neighbourhood hosted by Children provokes rethinking of children, childhood and public spaces through children leading unknown adults on walks of local neighbourhoods.
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  • Have you heard?

    Storytelling without a medium: an intervention-based artistic project and documentary created and carried out in summer 2014 in Edinburgh, UK
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  • Desenhe sua Faixa

    The goal of Desenhe sua Faixa (Design your crosswalk) is to provide a tool to pedestrian communication with the government, in a collaborative map that functions as a data base with information about issues that people face to get around the city of Sao Paulo,regarding sidewalks and crosswalks. To improve the walkability of a city is indispensable that the path has good quality as well as safety.
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  • Tender SURE – a walkable CBD

    Tender SURE is a set of street design guidelines which advocates for unhindered movement of vehicles and pedestrians by dividing the existing right of way to more equitable proportions. Seven roads in the CBD of Bangalore are being redeveloped with uniform travel lanes, designated cycle tracks and continuous footpaths as per these guidelines to bring back a walkable more liveable Bangalore.
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  • ParkletsQro

    ParkletQro is a tactical urbanism intervention, which generates a safe, friendly and fun transfer space, in the city of Queretaro. Managed to return to the citizens a space that had been dominated by the car.
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  • DRONES TO WALK IN PEACE

    The objective is to use drones to search and destroy anti-personnel mines, through a combination of technologies and methods that achieve maximize the cleaning of affected areas. To restore calm to walk in peace, promoting social, cultural and economic development of the regions.
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  • #PalacéParaTodos

    Palace is one of the main streets in Medellin city, but the sidewalks and 2 of its 5 carlanes are commonly used as parking lots; moreover the commercial shops have opposed the construction of a cyclelane. #PalacéParaTodos is a project that aims to recover the public space for pedestrians occupied illegally and to put pressure on the cyclelane construction.
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  • Tsukishima Alley Walking Map

    The Tsukishima Alley Walking Map introduces Japan’s traditional nagaya rowhouses and roji alleys for people who visit the old Tsukudajima and Tsukishima areas to enjoy walking through a maze of narrow alleys in the town on Tokyo Bay, and watching the local ways of life.
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  • Digital Walkability Audit Tool

    The project involved conversion of the State Government's Walkability Audit Tool into a user-friendly, digital version for use on iPads. Proof-of-concept demonstrates the benefits of a paperless tool for improving urban network planning.
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  • Sound and Sight Walk

    “I never would have imagined hearing spring through snow, but there it was, thanks to your ear trumpets. It gave me a feeling of hope and wonder.” (L) “I felt like a walking tree. The burl not so much amplifying sound as enhancing the quality of our presence in the landscape. Richness through timbre. Each wood, each instrument's shape, a tesseract opening.” (M) “…like putting on glasses." (D)
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  • Future Walking Strategies

    In order to succeed in transforming future conditions for pedestrians, it is necessary to understand how different cities have addressed the problem. My recent book is an in-depth study of concepts, practice, successes and failures in the US and mostly Northern European countries but my new project is studying walking in Southern European and South American cities and the results are different.
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  • The Walking Artists Network

    The Walking Artists Network is for everyone who defines themselves as a walking artist, and everyone who is interested in walking as a mode of art practice. It extends to cover related creative and critical walking from fields including (but not limited to) architecture, archaeology, anthropology, cultural geography, history, spatial design, urban design, health and planning.
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  • Cebras por la Vida

    The Cebras Por La Vida (Crosswalks for Life) Art Communication Initiative, involves communities and the increase of public awareness about the importance of more walkable and livable cities. This project is a direct and emphatic response to an urban tragedy that results in approximately 300 dead pedestrians per year in Bogotá, or what accounts to almost 1 fatality every day. Unacceptable!
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  • Accessible?

    “Accessible?” is an app providing valid, in-depth information with pictures about a route’s, a trail’s, a place’s or a venue’s accessibility. People with disabilities yearn for the independence to walk, stroll, wheel, travel, have fun and enjoy leisure time - just like anybody else!
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  • Traffic lights are for cars

    Have you ever waited in front of a red traffic light … in vain? No cars in sight but the lights told you to stop. You felt stupid for not being allowed to assess the situation yourself, or you had a bad conscience for crossing against the red light? It shouldn't be like that! Traffic lights were built for motorized traffic. They alone should be obliged to abide by the rules. Legalize jaywalking!
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  • Cotham Village – community site

    Cotham Village is a community lead project that connects people through a website, social media and our village to meet, walk, connect, improve and enjoy things local. We will be crowdsourcing shops and activities so we can walk to what we need and want. We will be creating place based funky tea towels and pillow cases with local Cotham Village travel walks and transport graphics.
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  • The Busk App

    An app; for street performers, with cashless payments and the ability to distribute music in the street; for audiences to see who's busking near them, right now, and rewarding them for going to see a street show; for academics to study data on the social and economic benefits that busking provides; and then advocacy, getting local authorities to encourage (instead of arrest) buskers worldwide.
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  • Mut in the City

    Urban walks combined with visits to uplifting neighbourhood projects, raising awareness in the fields of environmental, societal and economic transition
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  • Spaziergangwissenschaft

    “Spaziergangwissenschaft” the art of wandering is an ongoing art research by artist Stefaan Van Biesen & curator-writer Geert Vermeire, about walking in (imaginary) landscapes with (temporary) interventions, installations, drawings, sketches and letters about the daily and the special, the volatile and the lasting, the imaginary and the real, as in the Museum of Walks and the Library of Walks.
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  • Metanoia

    Metanoia is journey of changing one's mind, self, heart or way of life. Metanoia aims to eliminate the social stigma associated with mental illness through a journey that one goes through in order to experience what mental illness feels like. Metanoia proposes a mental health awareness center built as public installation that can be accessed by walking through it.
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  • To the City of Edinburgh

    To the City of Edinburgh is a picture book inspired by walking in Edinburgh, a city with beautiful scene, friendly people and ideal streets for walkers. I've been living in Edinburgh for 8 months, during which I found walking in the city a pleasant and satisfying experience. I hope this book could encourage more people to hit the road.
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  • Born to Walk

    A non-fiction book about the transformative properties — and myriad benefits — of walking, from physical and mental health to social, economic, creative and spiritual possibilities.
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  • Low Trees and Tall Buses

    Low Trees & Tall Buses (WalkIn’ London) is an invitation to discover, explore and create your own London by simply walking around. Your own London? Yep, magic happens when taking a walk is more important than reaching a destination. Bring to life the explorer in you. Reconnect to the space you live in on your own terms. And never ever switch on that GPS.
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  • Brisbane City Active School Travel

    The Active School Travel program aims to reduce congestion, improve road safety skills, reduce carbon emissions and increase physical activity among school students. This travel behaviour change initiative promotes sustainable and healthy travel modes such as walking, cycling, scootering, carpooling and using public transport by engaging with the school community to implement a range of activities
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  • What if more walking in São Paulo?

    Our project quantified the impact of changes in travel mode shift and trip distance on active and non-active transportation of an adult population from São Paulo, Brazil. It showed that the replacement of individual for collective motorized modes in long trips (>1000m) plus the substitution of long for short trips could positively impact all outcomes, with great potential for health promotion.
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  • Walk Study Training Course

    The Walk Exchange’s Walk Study Training Course (WSTC) is a six week walking seminar that puts active participation at the centre of a cross-disciplinary pedagogical approach.
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  • Namaste Artists walks

    Namaste Artist walks Slow walking: The art of coming close to ones sensitivities Walking to come closer to ones sensitivity to feel more Implication: The more sensitive we are to ourselves, the more sensitive we can be to others and our environment.
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  • KUDZ Footwear

    Quality footwear made with an emphasis on comfort and durability.
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  • Walking Institute

    The Walking Institute, a peripatetic school for the human pace.
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  • Streetcars: Overcoming Politics

    For most of us, seeing is believing; therefore, presenting a “working” replication of a high-cost, high-profile, and controversial project can reduce the anxieties of the City’s Engineers, Architects, and Council. Increasing the "Happiness" index can help stabilize the political environment during the project.
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  • The Route of Mario Vargas Llosa

    This project is about walking a city from its literature. Several parks and emblematic streets of the district of Miraflores (in Lima, Peru) are included on a walking circuit inspired in the life and work of Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa, Nobel Prize of Literature 2010.
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  • URBAN HITCHHIKER

    Within the Walk21 conference in Vienna, we want to deal with the specifics of selected Viennese urban areas and moving around as URBAN HITCHHIKER through the meshwork of the city. The project is going to be practiced in several cities during the following months and is further to be developed into an instrument that allows a social character and to provide local knowledge and exchange.
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  • Every Street is Great for Walking

    The City of Burnaby has developed new street standards for its four densest neighbourhoods. The standards incorporate many features to enhance walkability and liveability. By applying these standards to entire neighbourhoods, Burnaby is creating the opportunity for people of all abilities to complete their entire walking trip using streets of the highest quality.
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  • BIN BANKING

    Bin Banking is a simple concept conceived to encourage people to litter in garbage bins instead of streets. Instead of thinking laterally towards designing a garbage bin, we focused on how people can be benefited from the very act of throwing garbage in the bin.
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  • City of Melbourne Walking Plan 2014

    Walking is often overlooked as a serious mode of transport as cities focus on vehicle based transport. The City of Melbourne Walking Plan positions walking as the primary mode of transport in the city. It established walking connectivity as being a key driver of the knowledge economy and determined that a ten per cent increase in walking connectivity would add $2.1 billion to the economy.
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  • Urban Skiing

    It is designed for both the resident and visitor who would like to visit the city in a non motorized clean way, and can use it as well as sleeping bag equipped with LED light and compartments for his belongings that need charging. All powered by a mechanism that uses the same human movement as if he walks and blends it with skiing to make any person who uses it moves faster across the city.
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  • Go Girl

    To celebrate the contribution of Kate Sheppard (a famous suffragette who led the campaign for the vote for women New Zealand), ‘Go Girl’ pedestrian lanterns were installed at eight intersections within the Wellington Parliamentary Precinct. The pedestrian lanterns "shine a light" on the suffrage movement, connecting the public realm with political and social history.
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  • GREEN CIVIC SQUARE

    GREEN CIVIC SQUARE When we look the bird-eye view to Hastings,we see that the city is surrounded by fields. The establishment of Hastings took place depending on agriculture. This settlement,what began as a small agricultural village, has grown thanks to cultural activities. We think that the Hastings civic square should also take inspiration from the its history.
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  • Walking Home (Again)

    Walking Home (Again) is a gallery based performance. It is an exhibition after a walk from a house I lived in in London to a house I was born in to in St. Gallen, Switzerland. It is a performance and an installation in the wake of my fathers death, and it is a performance about pilgrimage, loss and grief, it is about the distance between here and there, and the distance between me and you.
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  • social street

    The idea of “social street” originates from the experience of the Facebook (FB) group “Residents in Fondazza street – Bologna” starting in september 2013. The purpose of the Social Street is to promote socialization between neighbors resident in the same street in order to build relationships, to interchange needs, to share expertise and knowledges, to implement common interest social bond
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  • The Walking Sarong

    The Walking Sarong is an (art)chitecture imaginary project located at St. Gaudens Plaza, Central Park, New York City. This project is an answer for a challenging question “ what kind of architecture connects two urban cities at one time? “. The purpose of this livable space installation is make pedestrians know and experience that Sarong as multipurpose walking buddy.
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  • Logistic Landscapes

    Peripheral environments surrounding our cities are mostly crossed by car. Those places are not existent on our mental maps, they are the opposite of highly frequented city centres. Logistic Landscapes can be characterized as the most faded-out backside of the staged ‘city of spectacle’. The process of walking itself is used as a tool, a filter to change the perception of this special landscape.
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  • GLAMOURING

    Several women gather from various NYC boroughs for an after dark convergence walk, searching out one another along the Underground Railroad and converge upon a cobbled road lain with spent oyster shells. Each woman is wearing a Biodegradable Garbage Bag Gown fitted with Biodegradable Balloons and Gloves.
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  • Walking to Capture Intangible Value

    The purpose of this research is to discover familiarities with museums within the Austrian community. These familiarities will be described in two major ways. Discovering the hidden and buried cultural practices in Austrian land by way of walking to the museums, historical places in Vienna. Secondly, the ways and means of communicating about museums will be described.
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  • HUMANO! Public life survey

    We always talk about pedestrians, streets and public spaces but we difficulty consider how people behave in urban areas, we always talk about sort of 'ideal models' of cities and interventions, but we forget to understand the real people´s necessities of places and activities. Our project aims to inform urban planners and designers to deliver sincere spacial answers to people´s needs.
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  • URBAN DESIGN OF PROXIMITY

    Through an anthropological approach based on a visual urban observation, I introduce two new urban models: the design of proximity and the arborescent street design (micro scale for pedestrian) to develop new cities and sustainable neighborhoods. The rediscovering of the value of the medina as a new sustainable model of urbanity could accelerate the preservation of ancient Mediterranean cities.
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  • PAM_PIHE_VLC

    As inhabitants and architects we made a counterproposal to the official redeveloping plans, it was a lost chance to improve urban quality life. The municipality answered technical objections, so we opened two lines of work, one has been answering technical buts, second adding local’s knowledge as more people got engaged. Then, we did it, real scale action, turning into a neighbours' own proposal.
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  • Walking Library

    The Walking Library brings together walking and books, creating walk-responsive mobile libraries to be carried on foot. Walking with a library of books, we consider what these literary companions add to the journey; how reading in situ affects the experience of walking; how journeying affects the experience of reading; and how a walk, as a space of knowledge production, is written and read.
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  • ARTTOURS

    Arttours interrogates a specific form of walking experience, that of the city tour, encouraging an analytical and adventurous approach to navigating a city. Traditional expectations are redefined and playfully subverted; the consumer becomes the service provider, visitors became guides, the foreign became the familiar, the mundane became the attraction, and destinations became places of departure.
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  • Bond Street Activation

    Bond Street was a service lane in the heart of Wellington. We wanted to make it a destination for pedestrians as well. We painted the street, added large flower pots, chairs and tables and created an event space. We attracted more people to the street, raised the profile of the businesses located there, and improved the perception of the street to support economic sustainability.
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  • Toward JKT’s Walkable Urban Spaces

    As part of urban mobility, street should help to establish positive community, to do activities together which also mean accessibility to get where they want and need to go. Moreover, ‘good street’ are those which provide safety and physical comfort where people from various background can blend together and encourage participation on them either to spend time or to walk with leisure.
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  • Reimagining Public Space

    This project looks to involve local communities in the design process and physical transformation of residual public spaces found along the Transmilenio BRT lanes.
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  • Artwalk Istanbul

    Artwalk Istanbul is an art project featuring a side of Istanbul off the beaten track. By simplifying and dividing the complex, yet unmissable art scene of Istanbul, it presents you with an expert guide encompassing contemporary art galleries, institutes and contemporary museums and artist studios.
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  • Ecological and Recreative Corridor

    Bogotá’s Ecological and Recreational Corridor is a 50km project that seeks to protect the city’s Eastern Mountains while promoting human relationships, ethics, solidarity and ecological values among the citizens. To achive this, the project designed a regenerative planning based on three main strategies to allow the citizens access to recreational/ecological spaces along the mountain chain.
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  • SOFT PROMENADES

    Soft Promenades suggests the act of walking as the most basic and primitive premise for art and architecture, providing a platform for the embodiment of our culture. Not only the cultural transformation of the old oil tank depot built in 70s in Korea, but also we suggest how people get there in order to make a critical impact to the community and the city.
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  • An Accessible Urban Plan

    Accessibility as a tool in urbanism for connecting urban centers. The strategy: Urban art works on inclusion of persons with disabilities.
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  • Arviat Eco Park, Nunavut, Canada

    Poor walkability is not exclusively an urban problem. In Canada's rapidly growing northern communities, walkability has taken a back seat to more acute social and environmental challenges. Arviat's Eco Park is a new model for the North, providing safe and comfortable places to walk within the community, while keeping traditional bonds to the land alive through programming and interpretive design.
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  • JOURNEY

    JOURNEY brings an audio experience that takes participants to renew their look over the city and the public space, at the same time that they rediscover themselves while walking through São Paulo.
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  • Cultural village and active lifestyle

    Evangelical Social Action Forum (ESAF) through its Livable City Project with HealthBridge Foundation, explored for spaces that can be made available for children and public. Public space audit captured the potential of Children’s Cultural Village which will cater to the needs of almost 2000 families in and around the area. Community engagement, involvement of media and were the key strategies.
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  • Walkshops – Transforming Work

    Founded three years ago in London and now based in Vienna, mesh.works is a practice that helps people and organisations build confidence and purpose. An innovative way to achieve this is through Walkshops - connecting people and organisations with the real world around them, getting the world of work out there to see the world they work in. Walkshops provide smart experimentation and exploration.
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  • Hoian Public Spaces Master Plan

    “Hoian Public Spaces (PS) Master Plan” is a 5 years strategy 2015 – 2020 for preservation and development PS in Hoian city, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Central Vietnam. The Plan intended to ensure the PS for Hoian’s dwellers within reasonable walking distance of 400m to 800m, which equal a five to ten minutes walk. The plan’s goal is to build PS network for Hoian Livable City.
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  • Agency for Walking Culture

    The «Agency for Walking Culture» in Zurich, Switzerland, focuses on artistic projects in the field of walking. The aim is to explore an embodied active learning of urban space. For that the Agency invites people to participate in «conceptual walks».
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  • Walking – Pass It on!

    As I was walking in the park, watching the sun rise, I realised that in order to have a happy day I would have to rise to the occasion and SMILE!
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  • Echo Gems

    The city is a diverse and complex environment, unable to be perceived in its totality, only by the eye. Through walking, an omnipresent, ephemeral presence is following us; the invisible medium of sound. We suggest a different kind of experience. A new pair of headphones, amplifying the existing sounds of the city. Both irritating and pleasant sounds, orienting us towards the place we want to be.
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  • The Living Streets – Turin Case

    A number of studies paradoxically affirms that the presence of pedestrians on streets causes drivers to travel more slowly. More people on the streets leads to improved safety. The project aims to strike a good balance between pedestrians and vehicles by establishing a network of in-street squares on a neighborhood level.
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  • Stamp of Disapproval

    To walk freely throughout a city is a privilege that is not afforded to us all. The reality for many women and girls is that our freedom is restricted by the threat of sexual harassment and violence. We aim to break the silence around this problem and promote discourse by making a “Stamp of Disapproval” at each location of reported violence, making the reality of daily violence visible.
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  • Walking toward a new city structure

    When thinking about walking in the context within Marrickville Local Government area we looked at removing impediments or barriers to walking: Question/Solution Is there a reason to walk? Give me a reason to walk. Is it nice to walk? Make it comfortable to walk. Can I walk there? Make it easy to get around. Are there people around, do I feel safe? Improve activation and safety.
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  • Rasen am Ring – Carfree Ring!

    On the international carfree day the event "Rasen am Ring" transforms the Viennese Ring into a green oasis with green lawn instead of traffic jam, with people walking on the lane instead of cars. "Rasen am Ring" promotes an alternative and progressive utilization of this famous boulevard.
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  • SKYWALK

    Why skywalk? Because this is the place where people feels themselves above the clouds... the dreamland where everyone wants to take place!
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  • A Walkable City – Yuncheng, China

    A design thesis project for the future development of Yuncheng, China, especially about the concept of 'walking' in China's smaller cities.
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  • Walkable Kathmandu

    The face of Kathmandu Valley has changed with the expansion of inner roads and ring roads. The road expansion program has eased traffic congestion, but the footpaths have narrowed more, creating problems for pedestrians. So our ideas is to make city walkable, that is Walkable Kathmandu
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  • WalkBikeNC

    WalkBikeNC is the most innovative statewide pedestrian and bicycle plan in the United States. It is North Carolina’s first statewide plan to define a transformative vision for improving conditions for people walking and bicycling. The Plan is built around a five-pillar framework: Safety, Health, Economy, Mobility, and Environment.
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  • Hänsel&Gretel – Opera-Hike

    "Hänsel&Gretel - Opera-Hike" gives children the opportunity to hike through the forests of Vienna accompanied by singing fairy-tale-figures and to join them on their adventure trip.
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  • 1 KM VOL. 1

    “I KM VOL. I” is a photobook featuring instant film color photographs made during, and in relationship to, the solitary act of walking through urban and rural landscapes of Costa Rica.
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  • Resounding cities – Akoo-o

    “Resounding cities” departs from a collaborative approach to walking and sound, dealing with cartography, urban interventions, new media, performance, writing, critical thinking and open discussions. Outcomes of our participative actions (walks leading to maps, recordings, videos, performances and texts) were sound walks, exhibitions and a blog connecting walkers in various European cities.
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  • Traffic Sidekick

    Traffic Sidekick is a mobile GPS-application which actively warns the user for oncoming dangerous intersections while walking, jogging or cycling.
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  • Safe streets = Safety pulse of city

    There were 73% pedestrian fatalities in urban areas, 77% at non-intersection locations, 90% in normal weather conditions and 67% at night” in 2007 (NHTSA,2007). The Safe Streets for Baltimore team decided to take on this challenge to reduce the fatalities as possible within the realm of physical design interventions.
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  • Spaces for Children in Kampala

    Our project studied parks located in Kampala. We found in many areas of the city, especially the outer regions where the slum and informal settlements are located, that children do not have easy walking access to parks and playgrounds. Our current study is examining these under-served areas and will use the information to advocate for better, safer play spaces where children can walk.
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  • The Walking Project

    "The idea that one photograph can document the duration of a walk is clearly ridiculous: an object cannot compete with an experience." Hamish Fulton
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  • noTours – an invitation to get lost

    noTours is an open source software and free web editor for everybody to create and enjoy sound walks on mobile devices. It allows to share your walks and to listen to a mix of real sounds and recordings by wandering around. It is an invitation to get lost, following a path that you choose, building your own narratives as you decide your next steps, on traces of memories and imagination.
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  • PUERTO ENCANTADO

    Puerto Encantado is located along the northern shore off the coast of Venezuela approximately 120 km from the capital city Caracas. It uses a compact mixed-use urban model that places pedestrians, bikers and universal access at the center of design decisions.
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  • Wonderment – walklines

    Walking...such a simple pleasure ...capturing a childlike sense of wonder...it can transform people's lives.
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  • Pedestrian Interventions

    Our project aims to recover a city designed for people, and not for cars. To achieve that, we started redesigning the public space and recovering the spaces that had been won by the car to be used by people now. As far as a walkability plan is concerned, we put the pedestrians in the centre, and we try to give them the necessary protection to enjoy walking the city.
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  • The Walking Project

    The Walking Project was an interdisciplinary performance, mapping and cultural exchange project collaboratively developed with US and South Africa-based artists during a series of residencies in Detroit and KwaZulu-Natal from 2003 through 2006.
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  • Tehran : 21.097494 kilometers

    Tehran : 21.097494 kilometers proposes to dream a future where the city’s most iconic street, the longest in the Middle East becomes the stage of a Half Marathon. As far as this seems far from the actual situation of the car oriented society, polluted city and its restricted public space, the proposal stays confident in the force of collective dreams and it's agency toward change.
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  • Standing up for older pedestrians

    This ongoing campaign combines research, evidence-based resource development and sustained advocacy through the media and directly to all levels of government, to address the barriers to walking among older adults in the State of Victoria, Australia (population 6 million).
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  • FunCity

    "To make the most walkable city, you must make it fun" The project seeks to implement actions through the installation of devices in the street and make it fun when you walk. Along the street you can find time to time video games in the pedestrian traffic light and also recycling machines of PET in which if you insert a plastic bottle, then you can have a video game and challenge.
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  • Mira Dónde Pisas

    "Mira Dónde Pisas" is a temporary intervention in public space marking the obstacles on sidewalks to alert pedestrians of tripping hazards. As a Tactic to Pay Attention, painting with contrasting color every protruding object, level change and uneven surface, that could cause trips and falls to pedestrians. Making the invisible visible and practicing the ability to see what others overlook.
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  • Göçmen Adımlar / Migrant Steps

    Migrant Steps is a theatre project that engages migrant women living in the UK and Europe. Starting from the figure of a travelling tortoise and combining methodologies such as psycho-geography, performance art, physical theatre and autobiographical writing, the project explores the participants' relationship with the cities where they live.
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  • Portable Listening Trumpets

    Listening Trumpets are a series of ten conical wooden trumpets carved from burls* of Elm, Box Elder, Maple, and Oak trees. Each trumpet may be considered a small sculpture prepared for opening a new way of experiencing aural and visual phenomena. Linen carrying sacs with shoulder or cross-chest straps have been sewn for ease of portability. The trumpets allow us to hear in subtly different ways.
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  • The Green Arusha city we want

    Arusha is known for its strategic location to access most of the tourism attractions in the country. As the city council prepares a new master plan, most of stakeholder envisage a green city which will be liveable, not only for local citizens, but also for tourists. This research hopes to shed light on availability and current uses of open spaces as an input towards Arusha they want.
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  • Principal Pedestrian Networks

    Principal Pedestrian Networks methodology provides a platform for strategic pedestrian network planning by local governments. It identifies parts of the existing urban fabric which cater for the highest pedestrian movements and improves the quality of those environments. Resulting in high quality environments on the shortest possible route, thereby encouraging and increasing walking.
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  • Vegetation As Urbanism

    One could say walking is the future of healthy mobility and forward-thinking urbanism. Yet, must it solely occur in current conceptions of a city? Vegetation as Urbanism is a research project that aims to redefine current paradigms, and provide a new language and milieu as a backdrop to a more connected built environment.
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  • VCD Städtecheck 2014

    Both achieving broad media coverage and enjoying high credibility in the scientific and political community, the VCD Städtecheck is a tool designed to inform policy makers and the media about local road safety trends in 80 cities with more than 100.000 inhabitants across Germany.
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  • Building Walkability With Data

    UN-Habitat together with SafetiPin (urban safety app) have initiated a project focused on walkability and gender in Nairobi, Delhi and Bogota. The initiative empowers women and girls as agents of change in making their communities safer, and equips local authorities with baseline data. The project also analyses the complex perceptions of safety which influence trip patterns for women and girls.
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  • Tales from the Towpath

    Tales from the Towpath is a piece of immersive literature about Manchester’s waterways, accessed by walking a story trail with a mobile device. Geocaches and augmented reality Zappar codes provide fragments of story. Developed for the Manchester Literature Festival 2014, the live event included micro projections, origami boats, audience contributions, and a performance on a canal boat.
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  • Urban deliveries by walk!

    From the need to enhance solutions that can reduce the impact on traffic, it is possible to decrease the number of vehicles making deliveries, passing these to be used as advanced deposits (warehouses), parked in safety areas, where couriers on foot or with delivery carts support can access them and from that base realize their deliveries, returning to make new deliveries.
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  • Healthy Active by Design

    Effective urban design can make a difference to how people use transportation networks, buildings and public spaces which can have a positive or negative impact on our health. To address this the Heart Foundation has collaborated with planning, transport and local government groups across Western Australia to develop Healthy Active by Design an online tool kit. www.healthyactivebydesign.com.
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  • Walking, unsung benefit to discover

    Despite the important benefits of walking, it’s not easy to walk in Niamey. A study we conducted in 2014 found that the environment was unfavorable for people walking with poor footpaths, few safe crossings and motorized parking blocking pedestrian paths. The main objective of our project is to mobilize the citizens of Niamey to integrate walking in their personal and collective agenda.
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  • Children’s Energy for Humanity

    Hopscotch and Children's Energy for Humanity! Away from the politics and diplomacy, closer to humanity and communication between cultures. In this time that the politics control our live, we need to active the children energy to use it for helping the humanity.
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  • Rebranding Nemea

    Rebranding the city of Nemea into a new wine destination in Greece, and the role of mobility on facilitating the experience of participation into a vivid, urban landscape.
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  • Raahgiri Day – Apni Rahen, Apni Azaadi

    Raahgiri Day is India’s first sustained car-free citizen initiative that began in Gurgaon on Nov 17, 2013 & was conceived by 5 organizations–EMBARQ India,IAmGurgaon,Pedalyatri,Heritage School & Duplays. Every Sunday, for 4-5 hours in the morning, dedicated stretches of roads in the city are blocked for motorized traffic and opened for people. Today, this movement is celebrated in 15 Indian cities.
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  • La #CalleEjemplar

    The “Calle Ejemplar” is a citizen-led initiative, whose main goal is to temporarily redistribute space in a specific street, so that it can be democratically shared: wider sidewalks, biking infrastructure, well-organized parking spaces and narrower roadways that reduce speed. By transforming specific areas of the street, more public space is guaranteed and available for people to enjoy.
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