April 29, 2010
Tags: Child-friendly cities, children, community gardens, energy diet., EPA, gardens, News, parks, spain, streetcars, urban agriculture, Winnipeg
Here in Vancouver, It is starting to look a lot like spring. The sun in shining and local children have taken up their stations playing in the park and performing skateboard tricks in the streets.
Appropriately for the season, hot topics in this week’s NewsPool include: planning for a child-friendly public realm in Spain, Massachusetts, and the Pacific Northwest, overweight American buildings on an energy diet, and streetcars, which remain a hot topic at any time of the year.
Three of this week’s selected posts look at elements of child-friendly cities in Europe and North America, from parks and community gardens to play in to meaningful involvement in planning processes.
Polis – Cities for Children
A Spanish project called the City of Children … Continue Reading