Bristol City Council has submitted the application to its own planning department.
Unfortunately, urban environments have historically neglected the needs of women and children.
We are expecting to see more experimentation with demand responsive services with data at the heart of delivering these types of services successfully. The introduction of shared economy models with bus operators supporting local communities to run services in partnership, will ultimately reduce costs and make services more viable.
In many ways the planning system has done a good job: trying to balance competing demands for scarce resources and mediating between economic forces and the views of local communities. And, over the years, it has proved remarkably resilient.
In the UK, we have largely built our towns and cities, so a better question might be: 'How could we enhance our cities by overlaying a digital layer?' This layer, spread over the physical, helps us to understand our cities better and create services that allow citizens to interact with the city - and each other - differently.
Imagine a future where your furnishings and clothes are made locally by artisans and makers who live on your street. Your
The UK is in the midst of a housing crisis. There are 1.5 million 20 to 39-year-olds working in London, and only about 12.5
Medellín's transformation isn't the standard story of better policing and security, working to isolate dangerous individuals. At its core, it represents a fundamental partnership between local authorities and the communities they serve and represent.
Cities helped by the relocation of political, tourist, creative and media industries would flourish with the injection of jobs and wealth. For the sake of London and elsewhere - we must end the capital's monopoly on Britain.
Images of the city have always wielded psychological, emotional and political power. Anyone brought up on a diet of Hollywood movies and US TV shows will have had that uncanny experience as a first-time visitor to a US city - a sense of déjà vu, the feeling of being on a movie set, in a story.