A multifaceted Pilot Project, in the city of Surakarta, to promote cycling as a way to empower women and girls to fully and equally participate in socio-economic attainment, while promoting the values of sustainable and liveable cities.
An open digital platform for fine-grained spatial data of urban conditions to improve citizen participation and inclusivity in city planning and development. Data Kota is an extension of Kota Kita’s longstanding Urban Observatory initiative.
An action research to investigate the prospects and challenges faced by micro-scale urban informal industry, the nature of inventiveness in the community of entrepreneurs, how they survive and evolve in the face of future technological shifts and market competitions.
Kota Kita conducted a research, documenting participatory budgeting and planning practices in six Indonesian cities, Solo, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Makassar, Bandung, and Municipality of Kebumen to investigate the challenges and opportunities of institutionalising participation and what it takes for participatory budgeting to empower citizens.
A Disability-Inclusive City Profile of Solo uses the current, fit-for-purpose data collected through participatory methodologies to represent disability issues through maps and graphics. The project addresses existing data gaps at the municipal level and helps policymakers visualize that the citizens with disabilities face on a daily basis
Over 1000 activists, social leaders, academics, and students from throughout Indonesia and Asia came together to discuss solutions and actions to respond to our most pressing urban issues
Two studies demonstrate the importance of participation and community engagement to implement policies designed to reduce vulnerability to climate change impacts in Indonesian cities
Kota Kita and Living Cities, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, prepare to develop a multifaceted Pilot Project to promote cycling for women and girls in Surakarta, Indonesia
A joint learning initiative between Kota Kita and Cornell University explores community-based planning practice in Surakarta, Indonesia
An earlier climate-change analysis develops into a multi-stakeholder action plan for a booming coastal city
Kota Kita researched Surakarta’s participatory budgeting process, the Musrenbang, to better understand whether the outcomes are democratic and effective
Building on earlier climate-change analyses, a document and working-group consolidate stakeholders fighting climate change in an Eastern Indonesian city
In order for city governments to effectively manage informal street vendors new approaches are needed that emphasize participation, social inclusion and economic empowerment
The Urban Citizenship Academy is a hands-on educational experience empowering youth to develop meaningful solutions to real urban problems
Representatives from over 100 Indonesian civil society institutions come together to discuss urban issues
Promoting bicycling for women in Indonesian cities, through a pilot project in Solo
A city government is challenged to cooperate with the informal transportation sector
Water issues and climate change in an Eastern Indonesia regional capital
A thriving coastal urban hub and tourist spot is threatened by climate change and rapid urbanization
A booming city faces climate change challenges as it reclaims land along its coast
Residents of riverbank neighborhoods get involved in the restoration of a port, creating an innovative multifunctional public space
A creative hub for traditional fabrics stands to be hit hard by climate change and urbanization
Kota Kita takes its Solo mapping project to the Mongolian capital
A city famous for its traditional textiles and cultural heritage inspires with an eco vision
A port city on the island of Borneo develops a City Vision, serving as a model for other developing Indonesian cities
Informal transportation in Indonesia's midsize cities provides valuable services to the urban poor