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.
In 8 Questions, 8 80 Cities asks amazing partners we’ve worked with, or amazing people doing amazing work 8 questions about their passions, their history and their amazing-ness. And then we ask them to suggest a question for our next interviewee. This week, 8 80......October 30, 2019
Toronto is trying to fix its pedestrian and cyclist safety problem. From reducing speed limits on select streets to implementing an entire five-year “Vision Zero” plan to cut traffic-related fatalities, the city is taking steps to make roads safer for residents, especially in school zones. Continue reading…...October 30, 2019
This past summer, on Danforth Avenue, a municipal miracle occurred. With the support of non-profit urbanist group 8 80 Cities and local Coun. Brad Bradford, two lanes of traffic between Woodbine and Woodmount avenues were temporarily removed and replaced with protected bike lanes, wider pedestrian routes, expanded......October 29, 2019
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