Getting a Ride with Uber: What Would it Mean for Vancouver?

It has been exactly three years since Uber was last seen in Vancouver. From May to November 2012, Uber tested their luxury sedan... Read More

Imagining Edmonton’s Main Street

Jasper Avenue is said to be Edmonton’s main street. But what does that mean? Its multiple uses–as destination and as... Read More

Book Review: Start-Up City

Author: Gabe Klein (Island Press, 2015) When I was in my second year of University I wrote a blog post that got a lot of (very rare... Read More

UrbSanity: Streetside spots—new tactics for public space

Last month, the NCC Capital Urbanism Lab hosted a talk with Mike Lydon, co-author of “Tactical Urbanism: Short-term action for... Read More

Event: Re-Imagining Urban Form and Policy Symposium, Call for Abstracts

Re-Imagining Urban Form and Policy in a Global Economy – The (Im)possibility of Design March 10-12, 2016 |  University of British... Read More

Critical Elements to Make Pedestrian Streets Work

We currently dedicate an excessive amount of street public space for the movement and storage of automobiles. We can bring dignity... Read More

Intersection Repair: Pender St. & Abbott St.

According to ICBC data between 2009 and 2013, almost 4,000 people across Vancouver were struck by vehicles while walking or cycling... Read More

GARDINER EAST: Using the rail corridor to crack the highway riddle

The Gardiner East Follies returns for yet another extended run at City Hall beginning on Tuesday morning, when city officials present... Read More

Investing in Cycling in Scarborough

This post by Marvin Macaraig, Ph.D., is part of Spacing’s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think & Do Tank at the University... Read More

Happy birthday to the Toronto streetcar system

There are perhaps few things more symbolic of Toronto than its streetcars. For more than 150 years, surface rail has formed the... Read More