Mayor’s Innovation Challenge – Challenge Topics

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Earlier this week I launched a project I’m really excited about – the Mayor’s Innovation Challenge! Now I’m pleased to share the challenge topics, ideas I believe students will be inspired by. Students can choose from:

  • Cultivating creative public spaces – reimagine one of three underutilized spaces in Kingston: Springer Market Square Amphitheatre, Ontario Street from Brock to Clarence, or Portsmouth Olympic Harbour
  • Strengthening active transportation networks – choose one of two active transportation challenges: design a winter ‘skeleton’ cycling network or propose recommendations to prioritize pedestrian use of the Brock and King Street intersection
  • Enhancing local attractions for youth – better integrate our community’s large post-secondary student demographic by developing events, programming, and initiatives that appeal to its interests

Check out the video below for more information on the challenge topics:


You can also check out www.cityofkingston.ca/mic or email mic@cityofkingston.ca