Did the Sidewalk Labs plot just thicken, or is the story coming to an end?

A series of exposés in recent days, in both The Toronto Star and the National Observer, revealed that Sidewalk Labs has retained a... Read More

Book Review – Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise: Green and Gray Strategies

Author: Stefan Al (Island Press, 2018) Many of our world’s urban centres lie along the shores of oceans and seas. As areas of rapid... Read More

Am I the Last Voice against the SkyTrain to UBC?

I must apologize to the poor soul who casually mentioned to me Vancouver city council may soon endorse running the proposed Broadway... Read More

Video Vancouver: Cambie Connected

Cambie Connected: Cycling Smithe, Nelson, Beatty, and the Bridge via small places It may not have the glamour of the Burrard Bridge or... Read More

The Value of Small Businesses – Discussions at RAIC + MOV Built City Speaker Series

As part of their popular Built City Speaker Series, the Metro Vancouver chapter of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, in... Read More

Can we stop talking about congestion? It’s not the point

This is probably a pointless plea, but can we stop talking about congestion? Our conversations about transportation in Canadian urban... Read More

Video Vancouver: Urban Planning Trends to Watch in 2019

Climate change, housing prices, alternative transportation, and mega-projects. Will it be two steps forward or two steps back? For more... Read More

Redesigning Cities to Support Seniors Stuck in Suburban Sprawl

Rasiklal Joshi never took the bus. He always drove — until he reached his 80s and his doctor told him to stop. “I tried to persuade my... Read More

Video Vancouver: What is Zoning?

Produced by the City of Vancouver Regulation Redesign Project Team Read More

Life on the Line: Light in the Tunnel

                                                                        (Alex Garant, “Midnight”) By Sarah Ratzlaff For... Read More