WWW: Changing various urban spaces to better serve residents and businesses

How a rural town rebuilt its main street economy from the bottom up With small towns falling on tough economic times, one Mississippi... Read More

Book Review – Vertical: The City from Satellites to Bunkers

We popularly tend to think of cities horizontally—as entities that blanket the terrain. This perception has been fostered by the... Read More

Year-In-Review Panel Pinpoints Milestones of 2016

The Vancouver City Planning Commission convened their second annual Year-In-Review forum on January 30, 2017 to consider milestones in... Read More

Event – Audacity: 9th Annual SCARP Symposium, March 3rd

Audacity: bold ideas for planning communities The School of Community and Regional Planning at UBC is excited to announce our upcoming... Read More

WWW: Designing the just and accessible city

Examining the gendered nature of public transit Recognizing the tremendous impact that traditional gender roles have on how... Read More

Building community through the use of public space in the sharing economy

What happens when fare collectors start to become wise to over-turnstile Bunz trade activity occurring at Ossington subway station... Read More

River District Appeals to Families with Walkability, Nature and Fun

Author’s Note:I am writing a short series, “Cities for Families” to showcase how local governments, non-profits and the private... Read More

WWW: Cycling and the city — the bold, the bad, and the beautiful

Innovative new ideas for bicycle parking As cycling becomes an increasingly popular mode of urban transportation cities are... Read More

Book Review—In Defense of Housing

Authors: David Madden and Peter Marcuse (Verso, 2016) Everyone needs housing. But not everyone can afford it. If you’re willing... Read More

The Buzz Buzz on Tiny Homes

This month the BC Tiny House Collective has catapulted into the homes of Canadians. On January 15, 2017, Frances Bula, a long-time... Read More