Vital Cities, Vital Connections

The Vital Cities: Transport Systems Scorecard reports on 12 cities around the world, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of their transport policies and infrastructure.

The findings show that innovative data schemes have helped Singapore and London lead the digital transport revolution. Sao Paolo struggles to keep public transport affordable whereas Beijing is making cycling  safer.

News and events

Latest student design competition yields stellar ideas

Clean energy generation in the heart of a community and developing communities of ‘hope, help and care’ were two of the ideas delivered by students from the five universities that took part in our second student design competition. Students from the University of Bath, University...

A reason for density

Future Spaces Foundation vice-chair John Prevc recently spoke at the inaugural ULI Ireland Conference, where he called for the creation of vital cities formed through high-density infrastructure, community participation and empowered decision-making. According to the draft National Planning Framework, Ireland needs 550,000 new homes in...