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Contested congestion 2

Stockholm extra — more analysis of the congestion-charge vote from Streetsblog: On Sunday, residents of…
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CONTESTED CONGESTION CHARGE

Transportation planners around the world were waiting with anticipation to see how the electorate in…
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Another (Alaskan) Way

Vancouver planner Jeffrey Patterson sends along a media release from the Congress for the New…
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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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