The curious state of cycling in Japan

When we look for examples of great cycling cities or countries, we often look to Denmark or the Netherlands. For a good reason, of... Read More

Video Vancouver: Road signs suck. What if we got rid of them all?

Via Vox: Shared space designs, explained with 99% Invisible. Some cities in Europe are undergoing a fascinating transformation... Read More

Why car2go is the future of mobility

Vancouver is the car sharing capital of North America, a tremendous feat that has been made possible thanks to one innovative company... Read More

Video: Vancouver’s Future Skytrain Lines

The Mayors’ Council’s 10 Year Plan: Explained Via This Here Vancouver: Vancouver’s got a lot to be excited about... Read More

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