Join our discussion on Tbilisi's walk-ability this Wednesday (23rd of December) at the South Caucasus Regional Office of Heinrich Boell Foundation.
Iare Pekhit is creating space for discussion between urban activists, lawyers, and decisionmakers on our city's pedestrian issues to drive the change desperately needed.
This Wednesday will be a first, in many, public discussions in which we call on our collective intelligence to see what we as community can do to reclaim our urban spaces, and what city hall needs to offer us, Tbilisi's inhabitants.
Our speakers are Erekle Urushad [...]
Who is allowed to shape our cities, and how do they do it? Join us at cafe Kiwi to watch Urbanized, a documentary exploring the design of cities and the ideas of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers. Irakli Zhvania, architect and urban planner, will introduce the documentary and afterwards discus how we can drive the change we want by balancing housing, mobility, public space, civic engagement, economic development, and environmental policy. [...]
Let's talk about what it means to be a pedestrian in Tbilisi. Let's talk about the smelly underpasses, cars parked on the sidewalks, holes in the pavement. And lets talk about the benefits of walking: at one point during the day, we are all pedestrians.
Walking offers the lowest cost and most sustainable form of transportation. Walking also supports fitness, promotes social interaction and community, and offers opportunities for discovery and fun. [...]