Redefining Granville Island?

I feel a bit ignorant for being oblivious of the changes that have been happening on Granville Island over the past year. I... Read More

REID: That’s a nice laneway, but it’s no woonerf

One of the more intriguing elements of the West Don Lands development was the promise that it would include some... Read More

EVENT: Ottawa Winter Spaces Walking Tour

WHAT: 7 Cities Winter Spaces Walking Tours: Ottawa, presented by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat WHEN: Thursday... Read More

To press or not to press: a guide to pedestrian buttons

I’ve seen a few inquiries recently by people who noticed pedestrian signal push-buttons being installed at major intersections... Read More

The slow and deadly evolution of Toronto’s crosswalks

Crossing the street in Toronto has been a potentially deadly challenge for almost a century. Until the 1950s, when the number of... Read More

REID: Laneways as shared spaces

Last week, I was part of a panel discussion about the potential of Toronto’s laneways, organized by The Laneways Project. I... Read More

12 simple ways Auckland gets walking right

We at Modacity recently spent five days in the beautiful city of Auckland, New Zealand, having been invited by Auckland Council to... Read More

LORINC: What we didn’t talk about during this election

Remarkably, given the duration of the campaign and the sheer number of debates, the mayoral candidates managed to either completely... Read More

The Comprehensive Costs of Transportation and Metro Vancouver – Conclusion

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We are please to offer our readers the conclusion to George Poulos’  in-depth series focusing on the... Read More

Spacing Ottawa takes a ‘(de)tour': Play and leisure in the Capital

Strathcona Park This past Saturday, nine urban enthusiasts signed up to participate in a special edition of Ottawa... Read More