You think urban ideas matter? Cool. Let’s share ideas and examples.
We welcome contributions to Rethink Urban: posts and photos about places in your city, news about urban initiatives around the world, commentary and opinion pieces on urban priorities.
To submit an article just post it here using our web form.
Interested in becoming a regular contributor or a consulting Associate? Send a note with your profile (LinkedIn, web links, etc.) to Steve Woolrich and we can begin a conversation.
Here’s the scoop on what we are looking for:
- Engagement – news, commentary, and profiles about civic engagement – how people interact with their cities – innovative ways of better understanding community interest in urban planning – examples of citizens leading positive change in their communities – urban planning consultation methods and tools
- Places and Spaces – profiles of great public spaces – we are particularly interested in the transformation of places – examples of citizen, community or government action that creates positive ‘turn around’ for a space – analysis of what works and what doesn’t in creating urban spaces that people use and enjoy – analysis of design and real-life use of urban plazas and shared spaces –
- Creative Change – urban innovation – from crowd sourcing to pop-up parks to arts-based engagement to ‘complete streets’ – examples of new urban thinking that is action based
- and more… urban transportation, ‘complete streets,’ pedestrian amenities, bike lanes ….see something exciting happening in cities that you would like to share? We are interested.
Use our web form to submit your article.