Oromocto – A New Frontier for Urbanism?
Across North America, many suburban municipalities – characterized by strip malls with thoroughfares built for cars not pedestrians – there is growing...By Hassan Arif
Fairview may lose out due to Halifax’s Arena Strategy
HALIFAX – Almost two years ago, Old HRM made a decision that New Halifax will try and contort itself into, or out of…or maybe a bit of both. The...By Abad Khan
A New Arena for Dartmouth
DARTMOUTH – Halifax’s long awaited Arena Strategy is coming before Regional Council on Tuesday and, so far, it’s the proposed closure of the...By Sam Austin
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 activities, a rich arts...By Hassan Arif
Transit First – Ridership or Coverage
HALIFAX – Transit offers communities and residents several benefits. Three of the most important benefits are mobility, less congestion and lower...By Sean Gillis
100 ways to make ideas seem possible
HALIFAX – Imagine if more residents could put on glasses and see streets through the eyes of someone who can change them. Problems might have...By Tristan Cleveland
Fredericton – Between Sprawl and Sustainability
FREDERICTON – Walkable downtown (and downtown-like) neighbourhoods are increasingly popular sites for investment and start-up enterprises. A recent...By Hassan Arif
Halifax has been a beautiful city
HALIFAX – Historical photos level an accusation: Halifax has been failed by generations of streets, subdivisions and towers that no longer offer the...By Tristan Cleveland
HRM’s Regional Plan needs adjustment, but will we seize the moment?
Editor’s Note: Below is an open letter from Frank Palermo sent to HRM Mayor Mike Savage and the Greater Halifax Community on the importance of the...By Abad Khan
Last-minute changes risk undermining HRM’s Regional Plan
HALIFAX – The Regional Plan 5-year review process (RP+5) has been years in the works, but it may be undermined with some significant changes that...By Abad Khan
THE OLD NORTH END – When is a parking lot more than just a parking lot?
HALIFAX – North Park street is a relatively short street. Only two blocks stretching from the intersection of Cogswell and going North toward the...By Nat Smith
Don’t like Downtown? That’s okay.
HALIFAX – The editor of the Halifax Magazine apparently got a rough reception for his article about how many parking spots are available most days...By Sean Gillis