Most cities need financing to carry out their urban development projects and programs. Having adequate financial resources is not always easy. For this reason, from the Housing and Urban Development Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) we thrive to facilitate the access to, and knowledge of, the most innovative financing strategies and instruments to cities of … [Read more...] about Keys for a successful public-private partnership: the case of Washington, D.C.
Of all the projections about the new normal in the aftermath of Covid-19, perhaps the one gaining greatest consensus concerns the need to design cities on a human scale. To help recover from this pandemic, cities around the world are changing. How they conceive of public space and public safety, mobility and livability is being reconstructed. And how they stay competitive at … [Read more...] about Redesigning cities on a human scale in the post-pandemic new normal
Many cities across Latin America and the Caribbean share a common issue: the existence of central areas or downtowns that are run down or underutilized. In most cases city centers are bustling with activity during the day, but become ghost towns during the night. This phenomenon is especially common in emerging cities where the inadequate use of tangible and intangible urban … [Read more...] about Bridgetown 360: 5 ideas to revitalize the city