“Sound and sustainable public spaces build stronger communities in which citizens highlight local assets, spur rejuvenation and serve common needs” - Project For Public Spaces.
The Johannesburg City Improvement District (CID) Forum represents and promotes Sustainable Place Management and Urban Management institutions, initiatives and individuals throughout Johannesburg.
The CID Forum has been established as a platform from which City Improvement Districts in Johannesburg can share information, follow international trends and keep track of issues that have an impact on City Improvement Districts as a collective.
Each City Improvement District is unique but collectively they are all affected by the decisions of Council and the public sector.
Public Transport: Fast Facts on Rea Vaya's phase 1C
Services to be introduced in phases from 2016/17 will comprise 86.9km of road network.
In the Press: Joburg to produce its own electricity from landfill
Article by Lucille Davie published 21 July 2014 by Media Club South Africa
"…in early 2015, four 1MW generators, costing about R10-million each, will be installed at the base of the [Robinson Deep] landfill mountain, initially to pump 4MW of energy to national energy supplier Eskom."
Event: I heart Joburg Music Festival
The inaugural, I Heart Joburg Music Festival is an uninterrupted 12 hour musical explosion dedicated to the beautiful city of Johannesburg. The festival promises the biggest entertainment line-up to hit the shores of Southern Africa. Festival goers can expect an eclectic mix of the hottest in local talent and a massive international line-up.
In the press: Seeing Johannesburg Through Artists’ Eyes
Article by Todd Pitock, published on www.nytimes.com on 11 July 2014
"...public art is helping to revivify urban Johannesburg, a seemingly implausible regeneration in this city of more than four million residents, which not that long ago seemed as though it was about to fall through the widening cracks of crime and dilapidation."