12 Ways to Make Cities More Child Friendly by Chris Bruntlett

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“For far too long, many people have considered family life and urban life as being mutually exclusive. That trend is slowly reversing, as more and more parents choose to raise their kids in urban areas. However, city builders often fail to consider their smallest, most vulnerable users. As Enrique Peñalosa famously said: “”Children are a kind of indicator species. If we can build a successful city for children, we will have a successful city for all people.” ”

Read the whole article and see Chris’s slideshow HERE.

Chris Bruntlett’s daughter playing on one of four pianos inserted into public spaces by Vancouver’s “Keys to the Streets” program.
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