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Tag Archives: city region
Could the Covid-19 pandemic be a portal to a Viable Society and Economy?
Could the Covid-19 pandemic be a portal to a Viable Society and Economy? Mark H Burton 1 Download it as a pdf file instead. Much has already been written about the prospects for the future of economic, social and ecological … Continue reading
Posted in cities, community, economics, re-localisation, Viable Economy Tagged city region, Covid-19, Greater Manchester, Green Deals, Mark Burton, pandemic, re-localisation, resilience, The Meteor, viable economy 8 Comments
Imagining an alternative future for Greater Manchester
By Mark Burton and Carolyn Kagan reposted from Greater Manchester Housing Action website, 11 March, 2020 For some years now, Greater Manchester has been trying to agree a grand plan for land use: the Spatial Framework. The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), … Continue reading
Event: A People’s Spatial Framework, January 23
A People’s Spatial Framework Thursday, January 23, 2020 6:30 PM – 8:30 We’ll be imagining an alternative Spatial Framework that serves the people while protecting the green space. Click for Venue and booking details via Eventbrite For some years now, … Continue reading
Posted in events, land use, Policies for the City Region Tagged bioregion, city region, Greater Manchester, Planning, re-localisation, Spatial Framework 1 Comment
The Future is 20 minutes away? 20-minute neighbourhoods
The Future is 20 minutes away? 20-minute neighbourhoods. By Carolyn Kagan pdf version As we move towards a future in urban areas where people travel less, buy locally and live more convivial lives, we need vital and liveable neighbourhoods. This … Continue reading
Posted in cities, community, explainers, key concepts, re-localisation Tagged 20 minute neighbourhoods, bioregion, Carolyn Kagan, city region, community, Planning, policy, spatial, Spatial Framework, walkability 10 Comments
Greater Manchester’s Environment Plan: a truthful version.
A guest piece from Claire Stocks, Manchester Extinction Rebellion. This is a commentary on the Greater Manchester Environment Plan 2019–2024 (see also Peter Somerville’s critique that we published before the recent Green Summit and the call from GM-CAN to do … Continue reading
Fearless Cities: could we have the new municipalism in Greater Manchester?
Fearless Cities: the new municipalism. NEW! January, 2019. English edition of the book now available from (click->) New Internationalist. Today it is easy enough to think that people are not interested in politics, or even that they don’t value democracy. … Continue reading
Posted in cities, democracy, transport Tagged Barcelona, city region, Ciudades sin Miedo, democracy, Fearless Cities, Greater Manchester, Local government, radical democracy 7 Comments