Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 2

Common City Planning Initiatives We would be forgiven if our initial reaction to the nature of the contemporary city described in Part... Read More

Book Review – The Smart Enough City: Putting Technology In Its Place To Reclaim Our Urban Future

Author: Ben Green (MIT Press, 2019)  This book is about the battle for the future of cities. The smart city may represent the next... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 037, Ken Greenberg’s Toronto

To celebrate three years of the Spacing Radio, we have an in-depth conversation with urban designer Ken Greenberg. We talk about his... Read More

#GetAjaxMoving: Ongoing meaningful engagement to encourage sustainable transportation

Armi de Francia is the Active Transportation Coordinator at the Town of Ajax who is continuing the implementation of the... Read More

Notes from Charlottetown

As the new BC/Yukon regional director of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, I recently had the privilege of meeting in June... Read More

RELEASE: Volunteers needed for Vancouver’s Civic Advisory Bodies

The City of Vancouver is seeking volunteers from the general public for positions on the following advisory bodies: Children, Youth... Read More

ROBINSON: How does government fit into smart city plans?

In the 48 hours since Sidewalk Labs’ Master Innovation and Development Plan dropped, we have all been working our way through its 1524... Read More

City politics in the wake of Ontario’s Bill 5 and lessons for Canadian cities

Last week, two things happened that are useful markers for where Toronto sits in the struggle to manage the impact from Bill 5: a... Read More

LORINC: Welcome to the post-civic engagement era

With the landslide of hostile omnibus legislation spewing out of Queen’s Park this spring, I found myself wondering whether Doug Ford... Read More

Opening conversations about active transportation in racialized suburbs

This guest post is by members of Transportation Equity Toronto, the organizers of the Mini Conference on Racial Equity and Active... Read More