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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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Fireworks

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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Khenko Flies

Just over two years ago, when I was first started Price Tags, Khenko was on…
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The Density Game

In municipal politics, “density” is a code word. For some, it’s synonymous with urban decay,…
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Nice planet – but not a priority

Today’s New York Times: From 2002 until this year, NASA’s mission statement, prominently featured in…
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Weekend Rumour

The escalating costs of construction – a world-wide phenomenon – may be taking down a…
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Traffic Calming in the West End

Here’s a cool thought for a hot day: As far as I can tell, the…
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Brent Toderian new Vancouver planner

It’s official (by way of Calgary): Brent Toderian is the new City of Vancouver planner.…
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The Full Curmungeon

Vancouver Sun columnist Pete McMartin is in full curmungeon today: “Little Mother just wants you…
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U-Turn

Couldn’t say this better …. Translink Report: Commuters will abandon transit and take cars 19…