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TODD LITMAN STRIKES AGAIN, AND AGAIN

Here’s the latest from Todd Litman.  He’s the guy behind the Victoria Transport Policy Institute,…
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Revelation: Seoul's Cheonggyecheon

I had read about this before, but didn’t really appreciate it until I saw this…
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AN OLIVE BRANCH FOR A BRIDGE

The GVRD has politely asked the Province whether it would like to talk about our…
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Frontiers in Traffic Calming

Mary Jo Porter from Seattle knew I’d love this piece from Monday’s Seattle Times: a…
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MUST READ – Canadian Architect

This month’s issue of Canadian Architect is largely devoted to Vancouver. I’ll definitely have more…
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Wonderful World, c. 1954

Jason Vanderhill saw this reprint from a children’s book of 1954 – The Wondeful World – on…
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Canada: A country without a future?

When it comes to sustainable city-building, the urban-issues columnist for the Toronto Star, Christopher Hume,…
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Architectural Comfort Food

There’s a provcative critique of Vancouver’s downtown architecture by Robert A.M. Stern in the Sun…
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Viewpoint: My window, Vancouver

The view out the front window this evening, as the long summer draws in.  …
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Google Transit

Okay, TransLink, get on the phone immediately to Google – (650) 253-0000 – and ask…
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"Extreme Makeover" – Governing Magazine's take on Vancouver

Alan Ehrenhalt, the Executive Editor of Governing Magazine made a special visit to Vancouver this spring to witness…
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Vancouverism – An Australian Perspective

Nice piece here on Vancouver by Dr. Gabrielle Kuipe, an urban planner in Sydney who…
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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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