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.
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.
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.
Well-designed public spaces contribute to a more livable city. Squares and parks should oxygenate Brussels.
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?
Following public enquiries and upon consultation with the conciliation committee, the Brussels Region and the municipality of Uccle have reached an agreement on the refurbishing of the Square Vanderkindere and the Churchill-roundabout. 'This summer, STIB/MIVB will renew the tramway rails at Square Vanderkindere anyway. We seize that opportunity to redesign the entire square,' says Brussels Mini...