Cities are in a remarkable changing process right now and many concepts adapt to new technologic advances. We get into the discussion, so you don’t miss anything.

In our videocast “Rideout with Ampler” we take the urban change that happens right now, deeper into focus and give a view onto the future of our cities. In the 2nd episode, we talk about how to limit the dominance of the automobile to live more in harmony with the environment and make the city accessible to more people.

Create urban spaces on your own

NGO Elav Tänav – Elav Tänav (English: Liveable Streets) is a non-profit, that acts as the voice of the people, in making sure that the city government of Tallinn keeps to its promised strategic goals, adhere to its agreements and creates an urban space that meets the best practices of modern European cities.

Melissa and Chris Bruntlett are Canadian authors and urban mobility advocates who strive to communicate the benefits of sustainable transport and inspire happier, healthier, more human-scale cities. Their first book, Building the Cycling City: 

The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality explored the urban and transport planning decisions that established the Netherlands as a bicycle paradise, and how North American communities are translating these ideas to build their own cycling cities.

Mother and child on two bikes

Together we create the future.

In 2019, Melissa and Chris, along with their children Coralie and Etienne, relocated from Vancouver, Canada, to Delft, the Netherlands. Melissa now works with Mobycon—a bicontinental mobility consultancy—supporting the promotion of Dutch transport knowledge, policy, and design principles in countries across Europe and North America. 

As communications manager for the Dutch Cycling Embassy, Chris uses his knowledge and passion to share practical lessons for global cities wishing to learn from the Netherlands’ extraordinary success. Together they continue to be inspired by their new home, watching their children (and countless others) enjoy a quality of life only possible in an environment that puts people first.