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Canadian Urbanism Uncovered

026: Saving BIXI, Bronson Avenue, and our parks

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While some parks are jam-packed with kids, dog walkers and seniors practicing Tai Chi, others are deserted and neglected. Producer Mieke Anderson speaks to David Harvey about his recent study on improving parks.

Also, Spacing Ottawa’s Evan Thornton discusses his city’s plans to turn back the clock to a time when car was king. And reporter Andrew Walsh addresses the pros and cons of the public bike network, BIXI, with Spacing Montreal’s Alanah Heffez.

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  1. Good to hear the thoughts on Bixi. I visited Montreal this fall and was very much enamoured with the degree to which the city had embraced cycling in general. Hoping Toronto will take the steps to make the bixi service a success here as well.