Vantaa is investing in special youth work in schools and educational institutions since primary school. Bullying and discrimination are prevented through cooperation between young people and adults, and active youth work combines schooling and leisure.
In September, the City of Vantaa took corona detection dogs to help with testing at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Dogs have showed to be effective and popular both among travelers and in the international media. The ease and functionality of testing have been praised.
Sniffing stations have been built at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport for corona detection dogs, which are trained to recognize COVID 19.
In Aviapolis, Vantaa a demand-responsive transport service was piloted during one day. The service was operated with three minivans and ten virtual stops created for the service were visible through the mobile application.
Drones carried parcels in Vantaa’s Aviapolis in March 2019. In this experiment, actual online store deliveries were carried to consumers in Matkahuolto’s transport network.
Smart city can only be built from ground up together with citizens, says Francesca Bria, chief technology and digital innovation officer for Barcelona. Bria visited Backas Manor in Vantaa in March 2019.
In Vantaa’s Rekola school escape rooms are part of teaching. Take a look how the sixth-graders Pasi, Tuomas, Juuso and Emil succeed solving the puzzles and riddles.
Aviapolis, an international airport city in the middle of a metropolitan area. The location in a traffic hub makes it the largest and strongest growing business area and employment centre in the Helsinki region.
Professor Max Hirsh wants to focus on people when he talks about airport urbanism.