The city is a laboratory, a breeding ground for the future. Brussels needs to foster creativity and experimentation, providing spaces to play, practise sports and learn new skills.
Well-designed public spaces contribute to a more livable city. Squares and parks should oxygenate Brussels.
Our Brussels Region gives opportunities to children; it gives parents and children the possibility to take on their responsibilities. Our Brussels Region supports them to break away from poverty.
Brussels is to be enjoyed by tram, on foot, by bike, ... while meeting other people. This calls for public transport and spatial planning that strike a balance between meeting others and just passing by.
Today Pascal Smet, Minister of Mobility and Public Works of the Brussels Capital Region, spoke at the European Parliament on the need for investment in public transport and infrastructure.
The 17th October 2016, The Brussels Minister of Mobility and Public Works, Pascal Smet took the floor at at UN-HABITAT III Conference in Quito to express his vision of cities in the future. Please find here the speech of its intervention.
Since this Monday, on the initiative of Brussels minister Pascal Smet, a bus and a tram of the STIB drive around wrapped in rainbow colors through the Brussels Region.
Three open letters in the past couple of weeks by residents of Brussels saying that enough is enough. That things are not going well, asking why one would wish to continue living in this city?