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Metro Vancouver transit referendum: Vote Yes!

Metro Vancouver transit referendum: Vote Yes!

Metro Vancouver is facing a critical choice this spring. From March 16 to May 29, 2015 residents of the region...

A detailed look at how Toronto voted in 2014

A detailed look at how Toronto voted in 2014

Election maps are hot, but this one shows what happened in a lot more detail. Web developer and designer Pete...

Regional transit in Niagara no longer a “pilot project”

Regional transit in Niagara no longer a “pilot project”

In this era of public spending scrutiny, transit construction cost overruns, pilot projects have become an ideal way for municipalities...

Vote carefully…very very carefully. But read first

Vote carefully…very very carefully. But read first

Municipal elections are still over a month away, so voters have plenty of time for a little light reading. I...

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands: the sites

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands: the sites

I’m live blogging again from the seminar and today we’ve had a tour of the redevelopment of Arnhem Centraal Station, and...

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands

I’m live blogging today from an international seminar organized by GO-SPOOR, a community of research and practice that brings together...

Out on a technicality

Out on a technicality

In what is possibly the biggest municipal story this year, Toronto mayor Rob Ford will be removed from office by...

Polls fail again: Alberta’s PCs win overwhelming majority

Polls fail again: Alberta’s PCs win overwhelming majority

After weeks of predicting a tight race in Alberta’s provincial election, pollsters are scratching their heads. Articles such as “Wildrose on track...

Transit City rises from the dead

Transit City rises from the dead

After a special council meeting that lasted all day, Toronto City Council voted yesterday to restore proposed LRT lines to...

Participatory budgeting in Canadian municipalities?

Participatory budgeting in Canadian municipalities?

In my previous post, I wrote that many Canadians don’t know much about municipal planning processes, the implications of the...

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