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Metro Vancouver’s active transportation trends

Metro Vancouver’s active transportation trends

The results of a two-year partnership, My Health My Community, give us a lot of insight into Metro Vancouver’s active...

Walking Queen Street

Walking Queen Street

Yesterday urban planners Asher Mercer (Urban ID Consulting) and Edward Nixon (EN Consulting Group) hosted a walk along Queen Street...

Lower drivers’ licensing rate among Alberta youth

Lower drivers’ licensing rate among Alberta youth

A couple of months ago, I reported that vehicle licensing rates among youth and young adults in British Columbia had...

Toronto’s traffic problems are so bad, businesses are willing to pay for solutions

Toronto’s traffic problems are so bad, businesses are willing to pay for solutions

This week, the Toronto Region Board of Trade and Ontario Chamber of Commerce urged government to raise taxes to support...

Amsterdam cycling profiled on Spacing Vancouver

Amsterdam cycling profiled on Spacing Vancouver

Those of you following my blog have seen some of my recent writing about Dutch culture, as I navigate the...

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....

Congratulations Dr. Ugo Lachapelle!

Congratulations Dr. Ugo Lachapelle!

In mid-October, in between the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) conference in Minneapolis and a much-anticipated trip to...

A ‘sea-change’ in transportation planning

A ‘sea-change’ in transportation planning

In the past ten days, US policymakers seem to have achieved the impossible. On March 11, 2010, US Secretary of...

Lessons from Vancouver 2010

Lessons from Vancouver 2010

After all the media hype and local anti-Olympic sentiment, Vancouver is enjoying a rare opportunity during the 2010 Games. Not...

Walkability in your ‘hood

Walkability in your ‘hood

There are a number of indexes around that measure how easy it is to walk in your neighbourhood. Each seems...

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