Explore a selection of our projects and initiatives below.

Lexington, KY

Wintermission: Bringing Public Life to Winter Cities

Wintermission will coach three U.S. cities to increase social interaction and physical activity in public spaces during winter....
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Open Streets Project

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

8 80 Cities Archives

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

The Future of Facer Street

8 80 Cities led an interactive and inclusive community engagement process to understand what design improvements local residents, ...
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 objective t...
Macon, GA ()


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

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 enga...
Copenhagen ()

Historic Northwest Rising

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

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 to b...
Whitby, ON ()

Open Streets Toronto

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

St. Paul Winterhood Placemaking Lab

Winter cities are finding new and exciting ways to embrace – even celebrate – the unique cultural and place making opportuniti...
St. Paul, MN ()


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

Beach Streets Assessment – Long Beach

Conducting a review and audit of Beach Streets, Long Beach, California’s Open Streets Program....
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 transp...
Cochrane, ON ()

Move Detroit: 8 80 Cities Immersion 

To connect stakeholders and to build awareness on how all cities can create accessible mobility networks and vibrant public spaces...
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 contribute t...
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 tran...
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 sp...
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 Du...
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 public ...
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 complete r...
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 Market n...
Toronto, ON ()

Healthier and Happier Communities for All

Innovative solutions focused on creating healthier and happier communities....
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 downtown...
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 out...
Red Deer, AB ()