How to Build Safer Cities for LGBTQ Residents

For many marginalized groups, ‘public safety’ is never assumed. Recent debates on bathroom access for trans people, accounts of police... Read More

Rethinking parking in Edmonton

It would seem to be an article of faith in Edmonton that having plentiful and cheap inner city parking is an absolute necessity. As... Read More

LORINC: The Scarborough subway and the climate change agenda

What will future residents of Scarborough think, 30 or 40 years hence, when they cast their minds back to the craven transit decisions... Read More

Book Review – Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

Authors: Jill Desimini and Charles Waldheim (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Reflecting on the history of humankind, one... Read More

Launching Planning Canada

On June 17th, School of Community and Regional Planning alumni, students, and faculty gathered at the UBC Bookstore to launch the new... Read More

How Toronto built the CN Tower

The CN Tower is one of the most important buildings ever constructed in Canada. Like it or loathe it, the absurd, 553-metre concrete... Read More

Daylighting Sawmill River: New Hope

DARTMOUTH – After a long period of silence, discussion on daylighting Dartmouth’s Sawmill River is resurfacing. The Ecology... Read More

Main Street Dartmouth: Practice test of suburban sprawl repair

DARTMOUTH – Turning extensive parking lots into vibrant and walkable communities has long become the new North American dream... Read More

Lost and found in the PATH: the case for new wayfinding

This summer, a pilot project will be launched to test a new wayfinding system in the PATH — Toronto’s subterranean... Read More

Who will save Toronto’s old streetcars?

Toronto’s outgoing fleet of streetcars could be the first not to get a second life in another city. Perhaps due to advanced... Read More