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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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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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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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Set of Resources for Parking Policy and Reform

A selection of useful links to forums, opinions and other resources on urban parking policy Originally published here. Thank you Vaman Amarjeet Gokuldas Kini for sharing. parking policy on Facebook: P...

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Walk/Bike/Places 2018: Last Call for Proposals!

Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is organising Walk/Bike/Places conference which will take place in New Orleans September 16th-19th, 2018. If you or your organization are interested in presenting at th...

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Urbanscapes Symposium: Public Spaces for City Transformation

An Urbanscapes Symposium of the World Bank was organized by the Urbanscapes Group April 5-6, 2016 in Washington D.C. The symposium titled “Public Spaces for City Transformation” brought together exper...

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EXPERT TALK SERIES

Urbanscapes Expert Talk Series hosts prominent names from different backgrounds and from all around the world. Here you could access a short bio of the speakers who already contributed to the series. ...

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