Video Vancouver: Can The Power Grid Handle A Surge In Electric Cars?

Via Engineering Explained If combustion engines are banned, can the electric power grid really handle a surge of electric cars? Let’s... Read More

The Laws of Settlements book available for free online!

Are there fundamental laws that govern all settlements—from the smallest village to the largest cities? This is the question that... Read More

New Beginnings – Pathways to Commercial Electric Flight

On a clear, brisk morning in December 2019, we got a glimpse of the future of aviation. A DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver seaplane... Read More

Video Vancouver: Construction of the George Massey Tunnel 1957-59

Via BC History The film was originally called Deas Island Tunnel and is about the construction of the tunnel under the Fraser between... Read More

Book Review: Planning on the Edge

Editors: Penny Gurstein and Tom Hutton (UBC Press, 2019) Planning On The Edge: Vancouver and the Challenges of Reconciliation, Social... Read More

Six-foot City: Public Transit

Anybody who has experienced a well-used public transit system during rush hour knows that relaxing their ‘personal space bubbles’ to a... Read More

Podcast: COVID Reflections

It is safe to say that it’s been a wild few months. And now, after two months of strict social distancing here in Canada, many... Read More

Book Review—Beyond Mobility: Planning Cities for People and Places

Authors: Robert Cervero, Erick Guerra, Stefan Al (Island Press, 2017) The cumulative consequences of this nearly singular focus on... Read More