Five Short, Linear Stories on the LRT
This story was originally written for the Edmonton City as Museum Project (ECAMP) website launch. ECAMP, an initiative under the Edmonton Heritage...By Paul Giang
Four wild but cheap ideas Edmonton can introduce – right now – to protect cyclists
Cycling in downtown Edmonton is a bit like jogging with bulls. Each time you’re nearly crushed riding atop your velo, you wonder if it wouldn’t be...By Tim Querengesser
Whither the urban car lot?
David Mussell, the general manager of Don Wheaton Motors on Edmonton’s Whyte Avenue, says “the tendency [for car dealerships] is to not be downtown...By Tim Querengesser
Wayfinding in Edmonton is about to get easier
Cross-posted from Mack Male’s (Mastermaq) blog. See the full post here for more coverage on the Edmonton Wayfinding Group (@wayfindYEG): Walk around...By Paul Giang
It’s time to quit hating on pedways
Pedways have been built in cities around the world for the same reason: weather. Most, in places like Hong Kong, Singapore and Taipei, remove people from...By Tim Querengesser
The Edmonton Streetcar and Its Urban Form: Part 1
Jasper Avenue, Whyte Avenue, 124th Street, Alberta Avenue, 95th Street, 97th Street, 109th Street. What do all of these streets share in common? The...By Jason Pfeifer
Paved with good intentions
Changing Lanes: Visions and Histories of Urban Freeways Authors: Joseph F.C. DiMento and Cliff Ellis, (The MIT Press) To urbanist progressives, there is...By sam singh
Let it snow! Winter and city building.
Despite the pain of plowing through roads and sidewalks, snow can be very useful. In fact, its presence is critical to the survival of many species in our...By Paul Giang
Does a skyline tell a story?
Despite the focus on the phallic-obsessed competition of “which city has more skyscrapers” or “whose tower is tallest” in some...By Paul Giang
Recent maps of parking amenities in Winnipeg and Detroit got me thinking: what does downtown Edmonton’s current parking situation look like...By Kyle Witiw
Bridging Communities for 100 Years
Editor’s note: This piece is a continuation of the article found in the Fall 2013 national issue of Spacing. We urge you to buy a copy at any...By Kyle Witiw
Making Infill Go Boom
I can’t handle the thought of living outside of a central area. Mostly because it’s where I have always been, and the thought of a torturous 45 minutes to...By Peter West