Problem

Shortage of public space for relaxation

Other Names:
Shortage of green space
Nature:
The relentless pressures on space in urban areas make it difficult to locate non-commercial spaces in which to relax.
Incidence:
The problem is notable in climatic conditions which encourage the search for shade, coolness, warmth, or sunlight. In developing countries metropolises, inhabitants may be forced to gather on bridges and traffic circles, or even the grassy median of highways.
Broader Problems:
Limited available land
Problem Type:
J: Problems Under Consideration
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Date of last update
13.02.2000 – 00:00 CET