The curious state of cycling in Japan

When we look for examples of great cycling cities or countries, we often look to Denmark or the Netherlands. For a good reason, of... Read More

Video Vancouver: Residential streets are too wide. Here’s why.

Via City Beautiful: In many places in the United States, residential streets were as wide as busy city streets. I understand why urban... Read More

Video Vancouver: Why cities are full of uncomfortable benches

Via Vox: That bench won’t be yours forever. When designing urban spaces, city planners have many competing interests to balance... Read More

Video Vancouver: Road signs suck. What if we got rid of them all?

Via Vox: Shared space designs, explained with 99% Invisible. Some cities in Europe are undergoing a fascinating transformation... Read More

Video Vancouver: Alleyway Revitalization

Via Conversation That Matters Re-Imagine Alleys in a major city for just a minute. Can you do it? They’re generally grungy, dark, dank... Read More

Video Vancouver: The Neonbender

Via Telus STORYHIVE: Vancouver was once famous for its bright neon boulevards. In this episode, we’ll meet a neon sign maker who is... Read More

Video Vancouver: Rainy Day (with @5kids1condo)

Via small places: Those rainy days on the cycle ways: shopping, sloshing, stopping, onward again. Family time downtown, all mere... Read More

Vancouver 2.0

Tucked into the north-east corner of Vancouver lies the unassuming neighbourhood of Hastings-Sunrise. Bound by the waters of the... Read More

Video Vancouver: Burrard Bridge Turns a Corner

Via small places: Building on interim changes from the last decade, the Burrard Bridge has landed firmly in downtown – bringing... Read More