Snack & Learn Webinar Series 2021 - This webinar will explore the Super Sidewalk concept, which supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals at different levels.
People have been walking for thousands of years, leaving insignificant physical traces everywhere. However, pedestrians often seem to be left behind by cars and buses, leaving significant carbon footprints. Recently bicycles and Super Bike Lanes received a lot of attention and a lot of space in urban planning. In this crossroad, pedestrians are losing ground although the benefits of walking are scientifically proven.
How can we focus on pedestrians in urban planning for a better future for all? The Super Sidewalk is an easy answer to a complex question. It is a concept based on eight guidelines for urban planners that motivates people to walk more and more often. The Super Sidewalks, which are easy to integrate into urban planning (and throughout streets, roads and traffic construction projects), can improve life and the coherence of the city.
This webinar will explore the Super Sidewalk concept, which supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals at different levels, and was developed by the presenter, Pernille Bruun, Senior Project Manager, Landscape Architect & Accessibility Auditor, Climate Adaptation & Urban Planning, WSP in Denmark, in 2018.