Video: Bristol Mayor George Ferguson on Making Bristol Healthy for All

In this video, Bristol Mayor George Ferguson talks about the reasons why his city is the European Green Capital for 2015: creativity, resiliency, and a high quality of life. He also discusses some of the economic challenges the city is facing and how he hopes to confront them.  He says “. . . I recognize the importance of creating a healthy, caring city for every citizen. I want Bristol to be a place where the cared for and the caring – young and old – are respected and valued members of our society and where living healthy, happy, and safe lives is the shared aspiration for every citizen.” He describes a series of ways that Bristol is working to create a healthy city for all through the use of active transportation, walkability, green spaces, public spaces, affordable local food, public participation, and more.