Bangor, Maine — Beyond the outlet stores & how a small-sized city is nudging back at bad planning

Travelling up the I-95… It was a sweltering Saturday, late morning.  I was sitting in a deli in downtown Bangor, and while downtown... Read More

If a billboard falls in a forest….. (Part 2)

Five weeks ago, I wrote the first installment of this saga which I described at the time as a “shocking tale of procedural inertia... Read More

Urban Aperture: Public Space

Editor’s note: This is the eighth post in a series by students at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design... Read More

Re-linking the Ravine

Editor’s note: This is the sixth post in a series by students at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design... Read More

Doors Open Ottawa 2014: Tools of Traffic Management

Back during the Doors Open Ottawa weekend, I found myself wanting to visit but one place above all others: the Traffic Management... Read More

Finding the Ravine: Gateway to Toronto’s Urban Edges

Editor’s note: This is the fourth post in a series by students at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design... Read More

Fredericton’s Downtown Plan – Towards a Vision For The City

FREDERICTON – Fredericton is a small city – some would say a town – that offers a lot, including cultural festivals and... Read More

What happened to all the public washrooms in Toronto?

When nature calls in Toronto, it’s usually an obliging bar or cafe that answers. Outside of city parks and public buildings... Read More

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... Read More

Toronto World Pride: A video look back at the 1989 Pride celebration

As Toronto begins its rather massive World Pride celebrations this year, we’re pleased to present another film of a previous... Read More