A group of McGill University planners have released a report on municipal funding highlighting untapped sources of revenue. The most glaring of them: fees levied on developers to pay for city services.
Dec 2, 2011 The Gazette
McGill University planning students have built a cake replica of the neighborhood surrounding the Vendome Metro station in order to get residents to discuss the impacts of the construction and opening of a nearby "superhospital."
Nov 23, 2011 CBC
After decades of neglect, the infrastructure in the Canadian province of Quebec is in such bad condition that drivers are nervous going through tunnels and over bridges.
Aug 8, 2011 The Globe and Mail
Officials and thinkers from all over came together to brainstorm with Montrealers on how to go about reigning in decades of sprawl. A new Quebec law requires the city to come up with a land use plan by next year.
Dec 7, 2010 The Montreal Gazette
A master-planned town in Quebec built by an American industrialist as a "workingman's utopia" is being touted as a potential UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Nov 19, 2010 The Globe and Mail
A "simple and powerful idea" is catching on with transit agencies around the world: the 10 Minute Max transit system, which was recently announced in Montréal.
Aug 26, 2010 Human Transit
In the aftermath of an enormous sinkhole that swallowed a Quebec home, killing a family of four, officials are trying to determine how vulnerable communities in the region are to unstable leda clay.
May 15, 2010 The Globe and Mail
An exhibit of architectural plans from developers working in Montreal shows possible futures for the city, ranging from striking domes to mixed-use commercial and residential complexes.
Apr 21, 2010 The Gazette (Montreal)
Montreal band Tiny Iota is making an album about the battles surrounding the Ville-Marie Expressway and the Turcot Interchange project.
Dec 6, 2009 Commissioners of the North
The Bixi bicycle sharing system in Montreal will be replicated in Boston and London, according to Montreal Mayor Gerald Tremblay.
Aug 14, 2009 The New York Times