"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.
Presentation by Lisa Seftel, Director of Transport for the City of Joburg, at the SCMD AGM November 2014.
The City of Johannesburg is organizing the second-ever EcoMobility Festival 2015, a month-long car-free district event from 1-31 October 2015, Transport Month.
With the announcement of the Eco-Mobility Festival next October, critics have been quick to point out reasons why it wont work. One main concern being the difficulties around taking bicycles onto the Gautrain.
Cllr. Vincent Earp presented a speech regarding the Status of City Power to the City Council, November 2014.
Johannesburg has climbed to 2nd position on the GOOD City Index for 2014.
University of Cape Town professor and founding director of the African Centre for Cities, Edgar Pieterse explains the controversial logic of slum urbanism.