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Price Tags 88 – Intersections

A new Price Tags has just been published.  PT 88 compares two downtown intersections in emerging…
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Caifornia Scheming

California has done it again. The Governor and Legislature, though from opposing political parties, have…
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Density and Social Disorder

In a comment to “Car-less in Vancouver,” Seattle reader Patrick McGrath asks: Are societal ills…
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One of Charlie Rose’s Best: The Interview on Evolution

After seeing it for the first time, I have to agree with PBS’s Charlie Rose:…
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Car-less in Vancouver

I first met Alan Durning, the executive director of what was then Northwest Environment Watch, in…
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Here’s a revealing editorial from the Langley Times Caught up in the congestion, Seattle experience shows…
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Barrie Mowatt's comparison

Barrie is the driving force behind the Sculpture Biennale detailed in Price Tags 86 –…
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Viewpoint: Stephen Rees's Garden

Disclosure: This is an idea taken directly from Andrew Sullivan’s blog, who asked his readers…
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Home Again

Great vacation time in Montreal and Vermont.  For a perspective on public spaces in Montreal,…
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Vacation Time

Off to Vermont for a week to do a little cycling, then up to Montreal…
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First night of the fireworks at English Bay.  Just us and a quarter million of…
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Highrise versus Lowrise

Seattle-ite Patrick McGrath asked the following question in a comment to the “Density Game” below:…
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Khenko Lands

Doug Taylor, the creator of Khenko (see post below), sent along these pics when the…
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Not your father's suburbs

SkyTrain opened in 1985. Twenty-one years later, the suburbs along the line have come of…

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