We are international experts in Open Streets design and implementation. ‘Open Streets’ are community-based programs that temporarily open selected streets to people, by closing them to cars. Streets become places where people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds can come out and improve their health.
We love to break the mold. That’s why we take on Special Projects- these are projects that go beyond our other services. Our Special Projects incubate new strategies and ideas to elevate people-centred urbanism. We develop these projects in collaboration with our partners and clients.
Insight by Lanrrick Bennett Jr., 8 80 Cities Managing Director I’d been through a pandemic before, in Toronto, during the 2003 outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Two things I remember most, my mom being a nurse at the time and SARSfest. I still......December 17, 2020
This article is a collaboration between 8 80 Cities and AARP Livable Communities. Communities across the globe have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic by re-imagining social gatherings — moving dining and other activities outdoors, for instance — where open spaces make social distancing easier. But......December 08, 2020
It’s hard to believe it’s been 15 years since 8 80 Cities was created. In that time, we’ve worked in over 350 communities on 5 continents bringing people together to transform mobility and public space to create more equitable, sustainable, and healthy cities for all.......December 02, 2020
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