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Choose transit, feel young!

Choose transit, feel young!

If transit were a soft drink, it might adopt the slogan, “Transit: The Choice of a New Generation”. Evidence continues to...

Big City Mayor’s Caucus targets affordable housing

Big City Mayor’s Caucus targets affordable housing

“Canada’s housing challenges are too big and too complex for any single order of government to solve on its own....

Congratulations Dr. Cornelia Sussmann!

Congratulations Dr. Cornelia Sussmann!

Many congratulations to my colleague and co-conspiritor at SCARP, Dr. Cornelia Sussmann. Cornelia finished her Ph.D. this August, unfortunately (for...

The newest City of Vancouver Community Plans

The newest City of Vancouver Community Plans

This year the City of Vancouver will be starting community plans for three neighbourhoods: Marpole, the West End and Grandview-Woodlands....

Daring Vancouverites to be social

Daring Vancouverites to be social

It’s hard to believe that Jorge Amigo was once on the receiving end of so many cold shoulders from Vancouver...

Tax-averse? Not so much

Tax-averse? Not so much

Public participation in planning processes is required by law, but it can be time-consuming, difficult and expensive. This year the...

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...

Vancouver’s social stalemate

Vancouver’s social stalemate

If anyone needs proof that Vancouver is in a class of its own (our placement on the Most Liveable Cities...

The future is now: Metro Vancouver’s Moving Forward plan

The future is now: Metro Vancouver’s Moving Forward plan

In an article in today’s Vancouver Sun (“Seven mayors weigh in–The case for funding public transit”, October 4, 2011), seven regional...

Portlandia and other urban stereotypes

Portlandia and other urban stereotypes

Stereotypes of urban groups are well-known: hipsters, yuppies, DINKs, soccer moms. Writers exaggerate them for comic effect: we’re all familiar...

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