Yuri Artibise is a community engagement and communications specialist with a passion for urban planning, public participation and digital cultivation. . Through his Yurbanism brand, he explores the ‘Y’ of urbanism by sharing ways to make our cities more livable, community-oriented places one block at a time. He currently works with SFU Public Square as their External Projects and Communications Manager and is an elected director of the Co-operative Housing Federation of British Columbia.

Video Vancouver: Why you’re safer on a bike share bike

It’s heavy and unwieldy, and that’s a good thing. Read more about the study in this piece from Vox’s Brad Plumer. Read More

Videos from the 2016 UBC Urban Design Forum

On March 10 and 11, 2016, the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) and The School of Community and Regional... Read More

Video Vancouver: Living in Gunter’s World

Under Queen Elizabeth I a priest named Edmund Gunter developed the measures that now frame our modern world. Colonel Richard Moody... Read More

Video Vancouver: Arbutus Greenway

Check out all 11 km of the Arbutus Greenway from False Creek to the Fraser River! (via the City of Vancouver). Read More

Video Vancouver: Then/Now

Via the Vancouver Sun: North Vancouver high school student Mitchell Przybylski posted this video, titled Vancouver Then and Now, in... Read More

Squeezed Out

At the recent SCARP Symposium, Dr. Paul Kershaw, a policy professor in the UBC School of Population & Public Health gave the... Read More

Re-Imagining Urban Form & Policy – The (Im)possibility of Design

On March 10 and 11, the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) and The School of Community and Regional Planning... Read More

Book Review: Streetfight—Handbook for an Urban Revolution

Authors: Janette Sadik-Khan and Seth Solomonow (Viking Penguin, 2016) As New York City’s transportation commissioner under Mayor... Read More

EVENT: Urbanist Meetup—Sunday, February 14, 2016, 3pm-5pm

It’s time for the first Vancouver Urbanist Meetup of 2016. This month, we’ll be meeting on February 14th from 3-5:00pm at... Read More