In 2016, world renowned urbanist, Jan Gehl, received an honourary degree from Dalhousie University and had the opportunity to spend time exploring Downtown. He recommended that Halifax should give strong consideration to learning more about how vital transportation systems are to a city’s and a downtown’s vitality. This has been evident in some of the cities Gehl has advised, such as Copenhagen and Melbourne. Below is a video of some of the highlights of Jan's tour of Halifax:
Video sponsored by: Dalhousie University, Downtown Halifax Business Commission, and Waterfront Development.