Book Review—Better Buses, Better Cities: How to Plan, Run and Win the Fight for Effective Transit

Author: Steven Higashide (Island Press, 2019) Better Buses, Better Cities: How to Plan, Run and Win the Fight for Effective Transit is... Read More

Metro Vancouver needs a more Multilingual Translink

Accessibility is a key priority of any public transit system. While much-needed efforts are underway in making bus stops and SkyTrain... Read More

Book Review: Suburban Remix – Creating The Next Generation of Urban Places

Editors: Jason Beske and David Dixon (Island Press, 2018) According to the 2017 American Housing Survey, the majority of Americans... Read More

Urban Technologies: The Unintended Consequences

If you walk by the bike parkade at Main Street Science World in the evening you will see a handful of bikes. If you look closely... Read More

Track to the future: Advocates want to passenger rail back to the Fraser Valley

A century ago, interurban rail service helped Fraser Valley communities develop — and it could do the same thing today, says a group... Read More

On Walking and the Future of Cities: An Evening with Jeff Speck

On a balmy Tuesday night I found myself walking towards Lost Lagoon along Alberni Street. I parked my car at a nearby parking garage... Read More

Podcast: The Laws of Settlements with Erick Villagomez

From a small Nova Scotia town to booming Barcelona to the mega-city of Jakarta, are there any laws that govern all human settlements... Read More

Seeing Environment

An announcement from the captivated Oscar Woodbead. I have previously written on my belief that sound should be a more valued... Read More

Chinatown in Colour, Before Condos and Coffee Bars

From sausage makers to seamstresses, a set of recently digitized photographs by Paul Yee reveal life in Vancouver’s Chinatown before... Read More