Metro Vancouver needs a more Multilingual Translink

Accessibility is a key priority of any public transit system. While much-needed efforts are underway in making bus stops and SkyTrain... Read More

Toronto could learn a lot about civic engagement from Edmonton and Calgary

Let’s assume that Doug Ford isn’t going to declare himself Premier-for-life and that one day, we will have another Premier and maybe... 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

Book Review – Inventing Future Cities

Author: Michael Batty (MIT Press, 2018) Given the state of the world, it is fair to say that the future of cities is intimately... Read More

REID: On Public Etiquette

It’s not a coincidence that words for people who understand good etiquette – polite, urbane – are derived from classical words for... Read More

Book Review – Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media

Author: Shannon Mattern (University of Minnesota Press, 2017) There is little doubt that the influx of digital technologies is... Read More

Seeing Environment

An announcement from the captivated Oscar Woodbead. I have previously written on my belief that sound should be a more valued... Read More