Video Vancouver: Boxes | Let’s Unlock Cities

Via Uber: Watch what happens when boxes overflow a city to the point of hilarity. Imagine if they were cars… #ridetogether... Read More

Vancouver 2.0

Tucked into the north-east corner of Vancouver lies the unassuming neighbourhood of Hastings-Sunrise. Bound by the waters of the... Read More

“Distracted walking” laws make no sense

The spectre of “distracted walking” apparently haunts our streets. The scare has been raised again through a private... Read More

Driverless Cars and the Suburban Renaissance

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” Some people debate whether Henry Ford, founder of the... Read More

Video: Getting Around the Vancouver Way

Via City of Vancouver: Vancouver is one of the best cities in the world to get around by bike, on foot, or even by skateboard. We... Read More

Book Review: Atlas of Cities

Editor: Paul Knox (Princeton University Press, 2014) With cities at the centre of all major global phenomena—from climate change to... Read More

REID: “You cannot talk fatalities down” – international insights on walking and cycling

When I asked Anders Lie, the Swedish expert on the Vision Zero traffic safety program, about cities (like Toronto) where politicians... Read More

Toronto’s strange climate change plan in the age of Trump

When U.S. president Donald Trump announced last week that he’d decided to abandon the historic Paris Accord, national and sub-national... Read More

WWW: Cities fighting for the death of car culture

Make cycling cool again How China is attempting to reverse its car-centric, status oriented, development agenda and re-popularize the... Read More

Book Review: Reinventing the Automobile

Author: William J. Mitchell, Christopher E. Borroni-Bird, and Lawrence D. Burns (The MIT Press, 2010) One technology that is due for... Read More