Portrait Sonore visits Ottawa Downtown Modern

Portrait Sonore has released the latest of its podcast documentaries of Canadian urban spaces; Ottawa Downtown Modern. These... Read More

Copenhagen: Textbook Urbanism

Jan Gehl is probably the best tour guide you could ever hope for in Copenhagen. And so it was, after luxuriating over a couple of long... Read More

“Distracted walking” laws make no sense

The spectre of “distracted walking” apparently haunts our streets. The scare has been raised again through a private... Read More

Video: Getting Around the Vancouver Way

Via City of Vancouver: Vancouver is one of the best cities in the world to get around by bike, on foot, or even by skateboard. We... Read More

EVENT: Heritage Vancouver Top 10 Tour & Talk – Chinatown, Aug 26th

Heritage Vancouver Top 10 Tour + Talk – Chinatown: Historic Urban Landscapes DATE: August 26th 2:00PM-4:00PM LOCATIONS: Chinese... Read More

Book Review: Atlas of Cities

Editor: Paul Knox (Princeton University Press, 2014) With cities at the centre of all major global phenomena—from climate change to... Read More

REID: “You cannot talk fatalities down” – international insights on walking and cycling

When I asked Anders Lie, the Swedish expert on the Vision Zero traffic safety program, about cities (like Toronto) where politicians... Read More

WWW: Cities fighting for the death of car culture

Make cycling cool again How China is attempting to reverse its car-centric, status oriented, development agenda and re-popularize the... Read More