"I think the appetite can't be judged until it's on the plate. I'd love to see ANY simple reports that were data driven.
Encouraging the council to the "Open Data" friendly might be tough, just because it's not…"
I think the bit in front of that awful hotel ?? and in front of the Museum gardens could be made into "destinations".... like Vancouver. It's sort of starting to happen already - I think I saw a coffee boat and isn't an…"
"I'm not particularly wedded to "closing the bridges" I just lobbed it in to see if it was a real request for ideas or if it'd be shut down by small-minded conservatism.
I wonder, how many businesses are really "York…"
"So what you're saying is...
a. I can't "just assume" things but you can ( that this will detrimentally impact on businesses ). This is like being asked to prove the non-existence of God.
b. You ignore the fact that…"
"Thanks for some pointers about what's actually happening...
I think my point is, that cars going THROUGH the city aren't doing the city any good at all. Take the cars out, increase the city centre area and increase the potential footfall…"
"The answer is right there in the question. Make York an interesting place to walk and spend in.
PEDESTRIANISE THE ENTIRE CITY CENTRE ( and beyond ). Let Fossgate become "food street". Many of the so called pedestrianised streets in York…"
There are spaces in communities that are safe and welcoming, that are free and open to everyone. Spaces where communities can come together, spaces that are trusted by the public. They have free wifi and free internet access
These are called public libraries and we have 15 of them in York, and 1 on wheels that travels around.
They all have trained staff who support people accessing information and services in life-critical areas such as careers and job seeking; health;…
Below is an example of what myself and the GeniUS team talked about at our meeting. It was presented at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, held in London in April of this year.…