British Columbia

With the two Democrat candidates debating who is the real progressive, it would be interesting to see how they would respond, if asked, about President Obama's proposed $10-per-barrel fee to fund a 21st Century Clean Transportation System.
3 days ago   The New York Times
This article considers the impacts of driverless cars, or autonomous vehicles, on bicycle planning and what a 'low stress' bicycle route may look like in the future.
Jan 9, 2016   Good Urban Places
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced a transformative three-pronged climate protection plan on November 22 that will cap greenhouse gas emissions from oil sands development, add a carbon tax, and phase-out coal power plants.
Nov 25, 2015   CTV
The Vancouver City Council took a major step forward this week with an idea that it's been mulling for years: to tear down the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts located in the city's downtown.
Oct 29, 2015   CBC News
A proposal to remove two viaducts in Vancouver, under study since 2011, might soon reach a final decision.
Sep 13, 2015   Vancity Buzz
Brian Jackson will retire after stepping down from his position as chief planner for the city of Vancouver.
Aug 13, 2015   The Globe and Mail
As the debate between ‘traditional’ transportation engineering and smarter cities continues, professionals should consider by what measure of success they want to be remembered.
May 28, 2015   Moving Urban Ideas Lab
Vancouver, British Columbia's Heritage Action Plan went into effect in January of this year. According to an article in the Vancouver Courier, the policy has failed to achieve its intended goals.
May 16, 2015   Vancouver Courier
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne made a strong case for taking decisive climate change action when she signed an historic agreement to join the Quebec program that trades carbon with California.
Apr 17, 2015   The Globe and Mail
Vancouver created its MX zone as a solution to a persistent challenge for planners—how to retain industrial jobs and affordable housing in downtowns.
Jan 26, 2015   The Globe and Mail
After successfully stalling the Keystone XL pipeline that would transport tar sands crude from Alberta to Gulf area refineries, environmental activists are targeting other proposed pipelines, although the result may be more crude-by-rail shipments.
Dec 15, 2014   The Wall Street Journal