Yuri Artibise is a public policy analyst and social media specialist. 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 PlaceSpeak, an online location-based community consultation platform.

Video Vancouver: Skytrain Conductor

A local Vancouvourite portrays the role of a train conductor on a Vancouver Skytrain. Check us out on twitter... Read More

Video Vancouver: To Build a Better City (1964)

A 1964 City of Vancouver/CMHC film There was a time when old poor neighbourhoods were considered an urban blight and needed to be... Read More

Video Vancouver: Skytrain Hip Hop

Written and Performed by Emotionz Actin by D. Nelson and M. Hirtle Beat by DJ Moves Breaks by Vnice and Kian of Body Language Edited... Read More

Urbanist Meetup—Sunday, February 8, 2015, 3pm-5pm

It’s time for February’s Vancouver Urbanist Meetup! This month we’ll be meeting on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at The Harrow Eatery &... Read More

Video Vancouver: Do our cities still work?

Over the last century, cities have been designed to accommodate the automobile. So, how do we redesign them to benefit people... Read More

Video Vancouver: FOURWALLS—London

Vancouver isn’t the only city with a crazy housing market.  He is how some Londoners are dealing with the difficulties of living... Read More

Video Vancouver: What Feeds Us

How Food Fuels Vancouver In January 2015, the City of Vancouver’s Food Strategy turned two! The Food Strategy represents the... Read More

Video Vancouver: A Foggy Wednesday Morning

Mike Chatwin took his Glidecam out during the morning rush on Wednesday January 14, 2015.. It was a beautiful foggy morning. Song: Fog... Read More

Video Vancouver: The Urban Yoga

The Urban Yoga encourages urban citizens to ask themselves: “How do I perceive space if I surrender myself to it with my whole... Read More

January Urbanist Meetup—Sunday, January 11, 2015, 3pm-5pm

The Vancouver Urbanist Meetup is starting the new year with a special guest!  Greg Vann, a planner and urban designer from Brisbane is... Read More