Video Vancouver: Our Story. Our Future.

In the coming months, Metro Vancouver residents will be voting on a new transportation package proposed by The Mayor’s Council. A... Read More

The transformer next door

The lights are on but there’s no-one home at 640 Millwood Rd. The two-storey suburban home near Bayview and Eglinton doesn’t exactly... Read More

Main Streets: At the Heart of Vancouver’s Communities

Main streets enliven downtowns everywhere. The mix of public spaces with a diverse array of heritage buildings and new developments... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Vancouver Neighbourhood Puzzle

Vancouver Neighbourhood Puzzle. Click here for a larger version Black-and-white ‘figure-ground’ city maps – that depict blocks... Read More

Welcome to your private nuclear fallout shelter

In 1959, the builders of Regency Acres, a 700-home subdivision in Aurora, Ontario, offered something no other homebuilder in the... Read More

LORINC: Local communities to help build Metrolinx projects

Just two weeks after Metrolinx’s boring machines broke through the extraction shaft at Allen Road, the regional agency reached another... Read More

Video Vancouver: Do our cities still work?

Over the last century, cities have been designed to accommodate the automobile. So, how do we redesign them to benefit people... Read More

Book Review – Planning for Community Resilience: A Handbook for Reducing Vulnerability to Disasters

Authors: Jamie Hicks Masterson, Walter Gillis Peacock, Shannon S. Van Zandt, Himanshu Grover, Lori Feild Schwarz, John T. Cooper, Jr... Read More

The new American streetcar: A visit to Detroit, Cincinnati, Atlanta, and Tampa

Cross-posted from Marshall’s Musings, the author’s personal blog I recently went on a short vacation, driving down Highway... Read More

LRT Trillium Line Extension enters Stage 2

The second open house for the Stage 2 project’s Trillium Line took place last Thursday night at the St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall in... Read More