Tags: public space
- projectTransit-oriented development revitalizes India's twin cities
- projectCreating compact, inclusive, and livable communities
In seven short weeks, Sundays in Gurgaon, India, have become ubiquitously associated with Raahgiri Day, a non-motorized community event that closes 4.5 kilometers (2.8 miles) of city streets to vehicles and opens them to people.
- projectRevitalizing public space and public life by decreasing traffic congestion
December 11, 2013 // City of [Bike] for City Seminar, Istanbul, Turkey. Settlemyre presented on the social aspect of cycling, drawing on examples from Peru.
November 20, 2013 // Livable Cities Symposium, hosted by EMBARQ Turkey. Rejeet Matthews, EMBARQ India's Project Manager for Urban Development and Accessibility, presented on the lessons from transit-oriented development (TOD) projects across India.
November 20, 2013 // Livable Cities Symposium, hosted by EMBARQ Turkey. Robin King, EMBARQ's Director of Urban Development and Accessibility, presented on rethinking urban form and transit-oriented development (TOD).
EMBARQ Turkey, in partnership with Gehl Architects, has been working to revitalize the Historical Peninsula of Istanbul, a region of unique historic and cultural heritage.
Istanbul's world heritage-listed Historic Peninsula is internationally recognized for its outstanding universal value. Unfortunately, its rich heritage has been strangled by rapid and initially uncontrolled urban growth.