Canada

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A new book by Courtney Martin called "The New Better Off" examines the shift in values among younger generations.
CityLab
September 12, 2016, 11am PDT
"My twitter stream is alive with the sound of placemaking," writes Chuck Wolfe. While preparing for this week's Placemaking Week in Vancouver, he explains the importance of PPS-led programming and hopes for various panels, proceedings and events.
The Huffington Post
September 4, 2016, 11am PDT
It doesn't matter what country you're from, if you like to ride your bike in beautiful places away from cars, you'll be envious of Canada's Great Trail.
MTL Blog
August 30, 2016, 5am PDT
The New York Times transit reporter, Emma G. Fitzsimmons, reports from Toronto to see what riders think about their 'open gangway' subway cars. By 2020, New York will receive 750 of these cars that have no doors separating the cars.
The New York Times
August 15, 2016, 12pm PDT
Former Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan put out a call to action, so to speak, in the hopes of energizing younger Canadians to respond to the entrenched interests of older generations.
The Province
August 8, 2016, 5am PDT
It only takes two minutes to catch up on the biggest news stories of the week.
Planetizen
August 3, 2016, 10am PDT
Political leaders are still seeking support for the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Plan 2014, which has been circulating since November 2014.
American Rivers
July 29, 2016, 8am PDT
A new study looks at the interaction between bicyclists and streetcars (trams) or train tracks and does not find a good outcome.
Treehugger
July 27, 2016, 11am PDT
Car sharing networks that allow the vehicle to be returned to any location were found to have the impact of removing seven cars for each rented car in San Diego in a three-year study released July 19.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
July 20, 2016, 1pm PDT
A new report from Public Agenda tracks the spread of participatory budgeting, and provides guidance for implementing such processes for maximum benefit to public engagement.
Governing
July 19, 2016, 9am PDT
The editorial board of the Toronto Star picks a side in the policy debate over highway tolling.
The Toronto Star
July 19, 2016, 5am PDT
A new breed of preservation has sprung up in Toronto, where existing structures are partially preserved to give new building's old facades. But is this attempt to preserve the existing streetscape actually succeeding?
Treehugger
July 8, 2016, 9am PDT
Along with climate conditions, urban sprawl is intensifying wildfires and increasing the damage they do.
Undark
June 21, 2016, 7am PDT
Prime Minister Trudeau took sides on one controversial issue central to the debate about the cost of housing in Vancouver, but stopped short of suggesting a clear policy agenda for the federal government to improve the problem.
CBC News
May 18, 2016, 10am PDT
Rebuilding after a major disaster offers a unique opportunity for a community to step back and ask how it wants to build.
Treehugger
April 26, 2016, 5am PDT
It might come as a shock to planners who lived and worked through the great recession, but a Canadian publication has named urban planning in the number two position on a ranking of "Best Jobs" in the country.
Canadian Business
April 8, 2016, 5am PDT
A pair of very different stories offers insight into the urban lives of animals.
Blue Dot Magazine
April 5, 2016, 10am PDT
A new zoning law in Toronto could enable its hundreds of suburban tower developments to become vibrant and active communities.
Doggerel
April 5, 2016, 9am PDT
TransCanada, the company that hoped to build a Canada-to-Gulf Coast pipeline, now wants to build one to carry Bakken oil from North Dakota to Canada, transporting oil now hauled only by trains that have caused recent deadly explosions.
The Bismarck Tribune
April 3, 2016, 5am PDT
Alan Mallach unpacks a remarkable project currently underway in Toronto, suggesting that sometimes higher, rather than lower, density may be the best way to go.
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