Induced Demand: How Edmonton Can Undermine Its LRT Investment

The proposed widening of 75th Street to six lanes as part of the southeast LRT project was recently discussed in an article in the... Read More

Retail Spaces Sell Cities

Most denizens, visitors and armchair urbanists casually acquainted with the works of Jane Jacobs would agree that the City of... Read More

It’s time to quit hating on pedways

Pedways have been built in cities around the world for the same reason: weather. Most, in places like Hong Kong, Singapore and Taipei... Read More

Summer at Churchill Square

Churchill square is Edmonton’s prime downtown public space. However, it still has the capacity for exponential growth regardless of... Read More

Edmonton’s Inner-Ring Suburbs

Touring Edmonton with an outsider is the easiest way to get a handle on the authentic architectural identity that the city displays... Read More

“Far” a factor of time and discomfort.

I live at 93rd St and 104th Ave; I don’t own a car.  I could, but it’s better that I pay down my Visa right now.  Anyway, when I moved... Read More

Walkable ≠ Walked

This guest post by Brandon Webber originally appeared on his website on April 15, 2013. My work is 3.5 kilometres away from where I... Read More

Edmonton’s urbanism headlines: April 14 to 27

ARCHITECTURE & URBAN DEVELOPMENT Edmonton Civic Precinct plan dumped [Edmonton Journal] REGIONAL ISSUES Bad planning: Edmonton... Read More


Commonplace celebrates quotidian life on the streets of Edmonton and fosters a collective sense of belonging to the here and now... Read More

I live Here: A Commentary on Greisbach’s suburban model

The growth of our city has been flourishing from the various family and eco-friendly developments occurring around its periphery... Read More