A Car Free Day is more than just closing a street and saying ‘No Cars Here Today.’ There has to be proper planning behind it with clear objectives. These may vary depending on the extent and frequency that the organizers want to hold the Car Free Day. Objectives mainly cover goals such as social integration, … Continue reading What is behind the making of a ‘Car Free Day’?
What is a Car Free Day? ‘Car Free Days,’ in some places called Open Streets Days or Streets For All are regular initiatives or engagements where cities restrict access of motorized traffic on selected streets for a certain period of time. This was first done in Bogota in 1974 where it is known as Ciclovia. … Continue reading ‘Car Free Day:’ Celebrating the Street as a Public Space
The Kenya Transport Research Networks Forum was held on Wednesday 18th July 2018 at Kenyatta University. The focus of the forum was Road Safety. Constant Cap gave a presentation on behalf of Naipolitans, where he focused on how we can create a 'People Driven approach to Road Safety.' The discussion looked at local and global road … Continue reading Kenya Transport Research Network Forum – July 2018
As part of our work on the #icmiist (implementing creative methods in innovative sustainable transport) we held an urban dialogue on the 17th of May 2018. The dialogue was held at the historic August 7th Memorial Park. Under the theme 'Transforming the Walking and Cycling experience in Nairobi' , A brief presentation was made on … Continue reading ‘Transforming the Walking and Cycling experience in Nairobi’
NTV Kenya’s Victoria Rubadiri conducts an interview with Constant Cap on ‘The State of Urban Planning in Nairobi.’ The interview appeared live on NTV Kenya on the 16th of January 2018