The historic centre of Rotterdam had to be rebuilt after World War II. At the time, planners thought of the city centre not as a place to live, but as a place where people came to work and shop. As a result, many tall buildings were erected and wide roads were created for cars. In recent decades, however, city leaders have realised that this is unsustainable and have started to plan on a 'pedestrian-friendly', 'people-friendly' scale: they have started to develop cycling infrastructure, reduce car traffic, create new housing units, etc.
The programme started in April 2009, in a tower block in the industrial area of Veszprém, a segregated area, considered by many to be a ghetto, without any help. The number of inhabitants was 127 at the time, but now exceeds 200. The aim of the programme is to rehabilitate the building and the community, to manage the debt and to normalise the life of the house.
To replace disposable packaging materials used for take out and delivery of food, Rakun Kft. is introducing a waste-free food packaging system. Rakun boxes are made of stainless steel and provide a drop-free closure that can be refilled up to a thousand times. The boxes can be used by guests at any Rakun partner restaurant. Guests can subscribe to the service monthly through the Rakun Dobozközösség mobile app. This is a hygienic solution even during the epidemic, as the restaurant disinfects the boxes after each use.
Resysten Hungary Kft. was founded in 2014. After years of research, the company has developed a unique, durable hygienic coating system that helps reduce the possibility of contact transmission of infections. It is an invisible, photocatalytic coating that can be used as a first-line protection system against the spread of infections and epidemics. Over the past seven years, the technology has already been proven in several places; public transport facilities, health care facilities, office buildings, community spaces, schools, factories and sports clubs have been surface treated.
The National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA, India), has undertaken an initiative in partnership with the Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) to build Child Friendly Smart Cities (CFSC) in India within the urban agenda of building smart cities. The goal of this initiative is to mainstream the needs of children in the urban policy and planning framework of Indian cities under key theme areas - public health, safety and security, transport and mobility and living conditions through programme of activities focused on advocacy and interventions in urban areas.
With 35% of Belfast’s population aged 25 or under, Belfast City Council recognised the need to design for the youngest in the population and place them at the heart of city planning. With support from the Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities), and working closely with Belfast City Council, Arup developed a framework and design strategy (Belfast Urban Childhoods Masterplan) that creates a more healthy, inclusive and child-friendly city centre in Belfast.
The abuse of opioids is affecting communities throughout the american nation including Cary. The town is committed to offering solutions to of opioid misuse. The Town is planning to pilot a wastewater monitoring project that would generate opioid consumption data by measuring concentrations of opioid metabolites in sewage. The Town is working with Biobot Analytics, a company that provides opioid testing and data analytics services. Town staff will install and operate wastewater sampling devices, or robots, within the sewer system.
One of the new forms of public transport, GyőrBike combines the freedom of individual transport with the reliability of fixed transportation. The aim of the system is that as many people as possible use the bikes as part of their daily life, thus reducing the air pollution, traffic jams and noise of the city. In addition, the main goal is to make this effective and environmentally-friendly alternative more popular among travelers in the city center.
CITI Healthcare’s Patient Buddy is a powerful decision and analytics tool that enables better clinical decision-making on the part of clinical staff. This application can also readily function as a Patient-Friendly, Patient Information Portal fully integrated with the EHR including Patient scheduling follow-on appointments, and re-ordering Meds.
Benefits of using PatientBuddy:
Maptician offers features designed to help organizations reopen their locations safely, and to operate them efficiently in a Post-COVID-19 environment.
Interactive social distancing tools provide instant visualizations and highlight social distancing proximity risks.
Flex scheduling allows groups of employees to have alternating day or week schedules, reducing office density. It also allows for staggered arrival/departure times.