4.2.1 – Investigating your local area

Investigating the practicalities of the 15 minute city concept in your local area

By the end of this unit, you will be able to:

  • explain what is meant by the 15 minute city concept
  • consider the cities where the concept is starting to be applied, and the connection with digital data
  • appreciate the benefits of applying the concept
  • start to consider how it might be applied to your own local area

How realistic is the 15 minute city concept for your own local area?

Locate a map of your local area using an appropriate mapping tool.

A transcript of the Carlos Moreno TED talk could be made available for students to interact with. This can be downloaded as a PDF in numerous languages.