Book Review—Better Buses, Better Cities: How to Plan, Run and Win the Fight for Effective Transit

Author: Steven Higashide (Island Press, 2019) Better Buses, Better Cities: How to Plan, Run and Win the Fight for Effective Transit is... Read More

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

Book Review: Suburban Remix – Creating The Next Generation of Urban Places

Editors: Jason Beske and David Dixon (Island Press, 2018) According to the 2017 American Housing Survey, the majority of Americans... Read More

CityStudio Vancouver: A Model of Global Urban Innovation

Since its founding in 2011, CityStudio Vancouver has demonstrated a unique ability to connect City of Vancouver staff with... Read More

Book Review: Design Process in Architecture – From Concept to Completion

Author: Geoffrey Makstutis (Laurence King Publishing, 2018)  This book will be particularly useful for those who are considering – or... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 8

By Way of Conclusions We’ve come a long way, covering a lot of meaningful ground around the city-wide planning process. Like Lynch... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 7

Time and the City: A Living City-wide Plan We’ve come a long way in addressing the many challenges associated with city-wide planning... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 6

Developing Alternatives Let’s assume that we’ve managed to develop clear, meaningful objectives that have been made more comprehensive... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 4

Planning Goals and Objectives – Criteria In light of the common shortcomings described earlier, let’s consider a list of... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 3

Planning Goals and Objectives – Shortcomings The usefulness of the methods and techniques described in Common City Planning... Read More