Release: UBC study highlights need to improve health care access in Vancouver, Portland and Seattle

UBC researchers have developed a data science method that analyzes how easily citizens can access hospitals and walk-in health clinics... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 039, How I Spent Doug Ford’s Summer Vacation

We begin this month by tuning in to the wonderfully named Special Committee on Governance, which was created to find ways to adjust to... Read More

Developing a Community: The History of Grandview

By Guest Author Jak King For scores of generations, the wooded hills of Grandview were prime hunting and trapping land for First... 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

Book Review – Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities

Author: Vaclav Smil (MIT Press, 2019) There are few terms as pervasive in discussions about contemporary cities than “growth”. It... 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 5

Weighting Goals and Objectives Now that we have a sense of how to approach setting usable goals and objectives for city-wide planning... 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