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Explore a selection of our projects and initiatives below.

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Emerging City Champions 2019

The application for the 2019 Emerging City Champions program is now open.

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Wintermission: Bringing Public Life to Winter Cities

8 80 Cities is pleased to announce the three winning cities to participate in the ground breaking two-year Wintermission progra...

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TAGS    Winter   Cities   Public Life   Wintermission  

Open Streets Project

The Open Streets Project is an open streets advocacy project and collaboration between 8 80 Cities and Street Plans.

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Global ()

Imagine Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Imagine Canal Park is a year-long community engagement initiative that invites Duluth residents and visitors to think criticall...

Duluth, MN ()

Civic Commons Learning Journey: Toronto

The Civic Commons Learning Journey: Toronto is a study tour that brought a delegation of American city leaders to vibrant publi...

Toronto, ON ()

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Creating Parks and Public Spaces for People of All Ages

8 80 Cities has partnered with AARP and TPL to highlight the importance of parks ad give community leaders the tools to create ...

TAGS    Open Space   Parks   8 8o Cities  

8 80 Cities Immersion Program: Tallahassee

Gil Penalosa and the 8 80 Cities team shared their experience in creating inclusive and vibrant public spaces in 15 different e...

Tallahassee, FL ()

Charlotte Open Streets

8 80 Cities worked with Open Streets 704 to draft the road-map for the future of open streets in Charlotte.

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Charlotte, NC ()
TAGS    Planning   Open Streets   8 8o Cities  

1UP Starter Kit

Designed in partnership with Urban Minds, the 1UP Starter Kit would be a youth-friendly, step-by-step guide to tackling challen...

Toronto, ON ()

Open Streets Toronto

Supporting the foundation and growth of Open Streets Toronto, Toronto’s largest free recreation program.

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Toronto, ON ()

Wintermission Buffalo

Wintermission Buffalo is a bold initiative to make it easier for people of all ages and backgrounds to connect with one another...

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TAGS    Winter   Cities   Public Life   Wintermission  

Wintermission Eau Claire

Wintermission Eau Claire is a bold initiative to make it easier for people of all ages and backgrounds to connect with one anot...

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TAGS    Winter   Cities   Public Life   Wintermission  

Wintermission Leadville

Wintermission Leadville is a bold initiative to make it easier for people of all ages and backgrounds to connect with one anoth...

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TAGS    Winter   Cities   Public Life   Wintermission  

#GetAjaxMoving

8 80 Cities, in partnership with the Town of Ajax, launched a transportation awareness initiative to encourage residents to use...

Ajax, ON ()

8 80 Cities Archives

We invite you to browse through a selection of our work from the past 10 years.

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Global ()

Building Better Cities with Young Children and Families

8 80 Cities set out to find out what cities around the world are doing when it comes to engaging young children (0-5), their ca...

Global ()

The Future of Facer Street

8 80 Cities led an interactive and inclusive community engagement process to understand what design improvements local resident...

St. Catharines, ON ()

Macon Connects

Macon Connects was a bold initiative that set out to change the way Macon residents get around for the better with the objectiv...

Macon, GA ()

8 80 Copenhagen Study Tour

The 8 80 Copenhagen Study Tour is an in-depth exploration of what it takes to build one of the happiest, healthiest, and most e...

Copenhagen ()

Historic Northwest Rising

Historic Northwest Rising is a unique community engagement initiative with the objective to prototype community ideas to inform...

West Palm Beach, FL ()

Emerging City Champions

The Emerging City Champions is a fellowship program for young civic innovators with creative solutions to complex urban challen...

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The Parking Lot Diaries

Create a civic engagement lab in an underutilized parking lot in Lexington's downtown core to test and track temporary interven...

Colour the Square, Whitby

The Colour the Square campaign was launched in partnership with the Town of Whitby to connect with residents on the best ways t...

Whitby, ON ()

St. Paul Winterhood Placemaking Lab

Winter cities are finding new and exciting ways to embrace – even celebrate – the unique cultural and place making opportun...

St. Paul, MN ()

#Biketoria

The City of Victoria has committed to building an All Ages and Abilities (AAA) bike network by 2018. As part of an internationa...

Victoria, BC ()

Beach Streets Assessment – Long Beach

Conducting a review and audit of Beach Streets, Long Beach, California’s Open Streets Program.

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Long Beach, CA ()

Doable Neighbourhood Project Cochrane

Our objective was to implement low-cost, high-impact pilot projects that contribute to Cochrane’s public space and active tra...

Cochrane, ON ()

Move Detroit: 8 80 Cities Immersion 
Week

To connect stakeholders and to build awareness on how all cities can create accessible mobility networks and vibrant public spa...

Detroit, MI ()

8 80 cityXchange Portland

8 80 Cities brought 30 decision makers from seven north American cities to Portland, OR to study how local businesses contribut...

Portland, OR ()

Open Streets Thunder Bay

8 80 Cities supported the development of an Open Streets program in Thunder Bay to promote walking, and cycling as methods of t...

Thunder Bay, ON ()

Doable Neighbourhood Project St. Thomas

8 80 Cities helped in the implementation of low-cost, high-impact pilot projects that contributed to North St. Thomas’ public...

St. Thomas, ON ()

Dundonald Park

From January to August, 2012, 8 80 Cities worked on the development of a strategy for the design, programming and management of...

Ottawa, ON ()

Markham’s Public Realm Strategy

8 80 Cities facilitated an inclusive community engagement process to educate residents about the importance of Markham’s publ...

Markham, ON ()

Streetsville Main Street Square

On behalf of the City of Mississauga, 8 80 Cities led a public life study and visioning process that later informed the complet...

Mississauga, ON ()

Berczy Park

8 80 Cities worked in the development of a vision and strategy for transforming a small park in the bustling St. Lawrence Marke...

Toronto, ON ()

Healthier and Happier Communities for All

Innovative solutions focused on creating healthier and happier communities.

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Parry Sound, ON ()

Union Station Visioning Festival

The Union Station and 1st/Central Station Linkages Study set out a plan to improve historical and cultural connections in downt...

Los Angeles, CA ()

Red Deer Mobility Playbook

The Red Deer Mobility Playbook is a user-friendly tool for action and positive change in Red Deer. The Playbook is one of many ...

Red Deer, AB ()