Only 12% of citizens are conscious of the dramatic situation of our planet and changes needed to their behaviour.
We shouldn’t blame or disdain, but must make a persuasive effort now for tomorrow in order to reach the tipping point of 25% for social change, tomorrow.
In view of this, Yellow design Foundation (Brussels,B) with the support of ESG matters (Copenhagen, D) drafted a Manifesto suggesting measures that allow citizens to make climate friendly choices.
Here is a list of possible actions. It mainly focusses on mobility, but food, healthcare, fashion, are to be added.key issues as well.
Our research on the issues of space, flows and interaction confirms that perceived security in public transport cannot be satisfactorily addressed from a technical point of view only
It requires knowledge and understanding of the context, culture, social and economic dynamics of the station environment and surroundings, as well as an understanding of the mechanisms and behaviour of users.
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A city with many faces, opposing views, fragmented green spaces, heavy traffic jams, shrinking unbuilt surface but nevertheless striking a positive balance of friendliness, tolerance, cordiality and energy
It has been an energizing project, based on the input of the participating start-ups we hope the vision laid out in the Manifesto will foster sustainable mobility, breathtaking creativity, innovative entrepreneurship and agile governance and in so doing contribute to a Europe that is strong, fair and healthy.
Despite the deep pain caused by the loss of many dear ones due to this pandemic, COVID-19 can also be seen as an occasion to re-think, re-design, re-view and roll-out. To be sure, the lock-down and confinement have generated improved air quality, lower noise levels, more frequent walking, jogging, walking and cycling, shopping for fresh food and groceries in local stores as well as stepped up our digital connectivity.