Saint John and the metropolitan problem

I recently completed my PhD in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. The topic of my dissertation was the... Read More

Fredericton – The New Roundabout and the Crosswalk to Nowhere

FREDERICTON – When the City of Fredericton opened the new roundabout, there was a lot of local media coverage. It was the first... Read More

Fredericton Junction and New Brunswick’s Route 101

Why am I writing an article on nature and rural environments for an urban affairs website? For one, urbanism is not confined to large... Read More

Oromocto – A New Frontier for Urbanism?

Across North America, many suburban municipalities – characterized by strip malls with thoroughfares built for cars not pedestrians ... Read More

Fredericton’s Downtown Plan – Towards a Vision For The City

FREDERICTON – Fredericton is a small city – some would say a town – that offers a lot, including cultural festivals and... Read More

Fredericton – Between Sprawl and Sustainability

FREDERICTON – Walkable downtown (and downtown-like) neighbourhoods are increasingly popular sites for investment and start-up... Read More