Worldwide Food Production is Wasted
Pedestrians Killed on Roads Each Year
How do you make where you live a better place to live?
It’s an elusive, some might argue impossible question, that’s much easier to ask than answer. A question that perhaps helps explain why so many journalists focus on the mis-steps communities all too often take.
But equally important are the remarkable number of urban success stories from around the globe coming to fruition. Which is the focus of the writing you’ll find on this site: stories about impactful urban initiatives large and small, designed to help create more livable communities.
Hopefully, some of these initiatives will serve as a source of inspiration for you and where you live as well.
Creating Better Communities
Telling images impressed on the senses or the mind
Stories About Creating Better Communities
Making Our Cities More Liveable
Using Colour to Make Your City Healthier and Happier
Seeing Urban Forests Instead of Just Trees
Antwerp’s Artful Approach to Community Building
Talk About a Waste of Food
A Bike Sharing Model to Get More People Moving
June is Bike Month Ontario, which includes an ‘Active Switch’ initiative to encourage more Ontarians to bike versus drive to work. And with many cities across the province having established ‘Quiet Streets’ to support safer walking and biking in response to COVID-19, there isn’t a better time to try and significantly increase biking as a mode of transportation.
Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today