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Stakeholders Discuss the Nairobi City County Pop-Up Markets and Street Vendors Bill

Various Stakeholders met to discuss the Nairobi City County Pop-Up Markets and Street Vendors Bill. The Bill has undergone its first reading and room for public participation had been opened.  Stakeholders included Informal Traders, Members of the Assembly, Civil Society, Built Environment, Private Markers and Development Partners. The session started with a presentation done on … Continue reading Stakeholders Discuss the Nairobi City County Pop-Up Markets and Street Vendors Bill

Nairobi’s Paradox: Do Informal Settlements provide UNAFFORDABLE Housing?

It costs more to live in Mukuru than Kilimani! On the one hand, property agency Knight Frank pits Nairobi as one of the continents leading destination for real estate investment. On the other hand statistics by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics[1] indicates that nearly 70% of Nairobians live in single roomed housing often irregularly … Continue reading Nairobi’s Paradox: Do Informal Settlements provide UNAFFORDABLE Housing?

World Cities Day Nairobi: Urban Dialogue and 6 Urban Planning Resolutions

The 31st of October is globally recognized as World Cities Day. The Day promotes the international community’s interest in global urbanization and contribution to sustainable urban development. Nairobi is one of the fastest growing Urban Centres in Africa. It is an economic hub of the East and Central African Region and offers key services including … Continue reading World Cities Day Nairobi: Urban Dialogue and 6 Urban Planning Resolutions

TUMI Summer School: Online Lectures on Urban Mobility!

How to Change Transport with Positive Speech Recording of a webinar with Marco te Brömmelstroet from University of Amsterdam (clear from min 4). Very interesting discussion on the role of 'language' in Urban Transport/Mobility Development. This lecture was given during the TUMI Summer School earlier this month. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YAlXM5zWeo&feature=youtu.be   Safer Streets Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) Summer … Continue reading TUMI Summer School: Online Lectures on Urban Mobility!

ACT! Action Towards Climate friendly Transport

ACT! Action Towards Climate friendly Transport Today, millions of people are demonstrating their support for better climate action. Motivated by young people, from Monday, September 23rd, world leaders have converged in NYC at the Climate Action Summit to announce bold commitments for a climate-friendly future. With the rising awareness on sustainable mobility, a great initiative … Continue reading ACT! Action Towards Climate friendly Transport