Category Archive: Transportation

Event | An Olympian’s Solution: The Unwalkable Walking City & other Paradoxes

May 10 2013, 18:00 – 20:00, Entry: free Alliance Fran├žaise de Nairobi Naipolitans have announced that this month’s conversation will be throwing a spotlight on the potential contribution of Nairobi residents to create… Continue reading

We Are Building What Others Are Tearing Down

Our friends over at This Big City brought to our attention a fascinating Quora discussion regarding elevated freeway/highway construction. Nairobi is currently undergoing the process of implementing this very same type of construction… Continue reading

A Case Against Impending Elevated Uhuru Highway | An Open Letter by Eric Kigada

The following blog entry was first published as an open letter to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Roads in Kenya by Architect Eric Kigada in October 2012. Courtesy of Nairobi Planning… Continue reading

Nairobi-Syokimau Route Train Fares Reduced by 40%

Train fares have been reduced by 40 per cent on the Nairobi-Syokimau route. This new commuter train is the first of its kind since Kenya’s independence in 1963. The new Syokimau station is… Continue reading

Nairobi Bike Lanes to Cut Congestion

Around 100 km (60 miles) of new highway have been built in the Nairobi area alone, equipped along much of their length with dedicated lanes for those who wish to ride their bikes… Continue reading

Nairobi Vision | Henning Larsen

The vision for the Nairobi Greater Metropolitan Region was to strengthen the identity of the Kenyan region thereby creating the basis for growth and development in the area. This project by Henning Larsen… Continue reading