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.
Written by Annah MacKenzie for Next City. As cities in the U.S. and across the world engage in protests against anti-Black racism amidst a pandemic that has also disproportionately harmed Black communities, we can’t forget that city planning and urban design policies have also been......June 09, 2020
Contributions by the 8 80 Cities Team As a team, we have been processing the deeply disturbing and painful stories coming out of Minneapolis and from cities across the U.S. and Canada, including right here in our home city of Toronto with the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, an Afro-Indigenous woman who......June 02, 2020
This press release is cross-posted from the Knight Foundation website: How innovative ideas from Millennials and Gen Z can lead to resilient post-Covid communities Knight Foundation announces $250,000 re-investment to support young civic innovators to create vibrant and civically engaged communities MIAMI — June......June 01, 2020
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