TODERIAN: Canada needs a federal ministry of cities

Richard Florida called last week for President Obama to create a national US department of cities. When the author of The Rise of the... Read More

Walkable winter cities when the weather is frightful!

A couple of weeks ago Vancouver was hit by a significant (at least by our standards) and unexpected snowfall. For a city more used to... Read More

A New Years Eve Call to Action for Urbanists

Hello Spacing readers – on this New Years Eve, I find myself “thinking with my thumbs” on my Blackberry as my wife... Read More

2012 InReview: It’s Not About The Bike Or Car—It’s About Better Cities

As 2012 comes to a closes and our Spacing Vancouver contributors take a well deserved break, we would like to take the opportunity to... Read More

Does your neighbourhood pass the “trick or treat” test?

Halloween is my favourite holiday for many reasons. On top of loving to dress up each year, a big reason is it’s the holiday... Read More

It’s Not About The Bike Or Car —It’s About Better Cities

Dunsmuir Bike Lane at Richards, Vancouver BC. Photo courtesy Paul Krueger. This week, I watched with concern Canada’s largest... Read More

Want Families Downtown? Design for Them!

A few months back, Toronto’s deputy mayor started a political flap stating on the floor of city council that downtown was no... Read More

TODERIAN: Discovering the worlds of Twitter and urbanism

Last week I had lunch with a friend and fellow urbanist, Bob Ransford. Lunches with Bob are never boring, as we get right into things... Read More

Olympic Cities and Advanced City-Making – Part 2

[Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a multi-part series by Brent Toderian who will be sharing his direct observations on... Read More

Olympic Cities and Advanced City-Making – Part 1

[Editor’s Note: With the London 2012 Summer Olympics fast approaching and our Winter Olympic experience two years behind us, we... Read More