29 Apr Winter City Round Up
Thoughts, ideas, challenges, and projects from winter cities around the globe.
After our recent engagement process in the three Wintermission cities, we curated useful content to learn more about winter.
Here are some interesting articles to support the three teams’ work towards the implementation of pilot projects and future development of each city’s winter strategy.
A helpful reminder of how winter brings joy and communities together. “Neighbourhoods draw in and embrace the shared moments of community experience. Falling snow ignores boundaries. It is there for all, serenely democratic if you will.”
Alexandre Lange shares how cities are celebrating winter with unique urban design and public space programming, with reference to our very-own Wintermission program.
A call to action for cities to follow Syracuse, NY in taking responsibility for keeping sidewalks clear – especially in priority areas.
“The community of single gloves living inside the lost-and-found box.”
There are no easy fixes, but there are some key investments and upgrades that cities can make to keep things going when the weather gets rough.
An inside look at how 11 distinct agencies in Chicago collaborate to keep people warm, safe, and moving during the wildest winter weather.
Winter cycling is for everyone – “It’s just a matter of bringing the proper clothes, equipment, and attitude.”
This 12-second video shows how snow reveals the potential to repurpose underused public space into vibrant people space
Grīziņkalna centrālais laukumsAvotu, Asara un Lienes ielas krustojums šobrīd ir bīstams gājējiem un grūti saprotams autovadītājiem, bet varētu būt Grīziņkalna apkaimes centrālais laukums. Sniegs ļoti uzskatāmi parāda, ka krustojums tiek izmantots neefektīvi, pārāk daudz telpas ir atdots transportam.#sneckdown – paņem labāko no ziemas: https://pilsetacilvekiem.lv/sneckdowns/Avotu apkaime Grīziņkalns Pāvila Draudze Rīga.lv
Posted by Pilsēta cilvēkiem on Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Not just for skating and hockey, an innovative program in Toronto turns ice rinks into community hubs.