The World Bank Urbanscapes Group
DISCUSSION

A new app is launched to measure public space use

Read the blog in Smart Cities Dive  to learn more about it.  Here is a snapshot: Sidewalk Labs has launched CommonSpace, an app that allows users to easily gather data about public life to inform deci...

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EVENT

URBANSCAPES SYMPOSIUM 2.0

x CITIES x NEIGHBORHOODS x PLACES URBANSCAPES SYMPOSIUM 2.0 Thursday, March 21, 2019 World Bank HQ, MC C1-100 9:45 – 17:30 The symposium will showcase global best practices in shaping productive, inno...

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No One at the Wheel: Driverless Cars and the Road of the Fut...

Presentation is attached. Recording is available here.   Autonomous vehicles will be the most disruptive technology to hit society worldwide. In “NO ONE AT THE WHEEL: Driverless Cars and the Road of t...

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DOCUMENTS

Technical Deep Dive: Unlocking City Spatial Plans through Tr...

January 21-25, 2019, Tokyo and Fukuoka World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) Urbanscapes Knowledge Silo Breaker (KSB) Transit Oriented Development Community of Practice (CoP) Follow the ...

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Bridging DC: The 11th Street Bridge Park Project

Access the recording here. Dowload the presentation here .

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Gender Inclusion in Urban Spaces

PRESENTATIONS RECORDING: Session 1-2 RECORDING: Session 3 & Panel    

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URBANSIM: Data Science, Simulation and Visualization to Impr...

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BLOG

Goodbye cars, hello colour: the great reinvention of city in...

Source: www.theguardian.com Across the world, urban intersections are being slowly transformed from grim, car-oriented hazards to bright and pedestrian-friendly spaces, with help from the Bloomberg Ph...

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BLOG

The Case for Building $1,500 Parks

A groundbreaking new study shows that access to “greened” vacant lots reduced feelings of worthlessness and depression, especially in low-resource neighborhoods.   Source: https://www.fastcompany.com/...

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DOCUMENTS

New 'Guide to Inclusion and Health in Public Space' by Gehl ...

The Gehl Institute's new Inclusive Healthy Places Framework is a free tool for evaluating and creating inclusive public places that support health equity. With thoughtful planning, design, cultivation...

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BLOG

Public-Private Collaboration to Enable Transformative Invest...

Fortaleza Urban Sustainable Development Project (P153012) is one of the World Bank projects with strong components on improving public urban spaces. Urbanscapes in corporation with the project team, h...

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