Vancouver

As Brent Toderian describes in his recent blog post, "Public Transit Turning Point for Vancouver," the region's voters are being asked whether or not they support a sales tax increase to fund urban transportation improvements. Blog Post
Mar 19, 2015   By Todd Litman
Canadian cities are no strangers to rankings of the world's most functional, attractive cities. Even so, the mayors of Canada's 22 largest cities want national leaders in Ottawa to adopt an even more explicitly pro-urban national agenda.
Feb 8, 2015   Toronto 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
Bloomberg Businessweek examines the failed Columbia River Crossing project as a poster child for how political dysfunction is derailing critically needed infrastructure.
Jan 12, 2015   Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Environmentalists and developers are in a race against time to prevent a proposed oil-by-rail facility in Vancouver, Washington.
Dec 29, 2014   New York Times
Eric Jaffe examines the successful (on the third try) bike lane on the Burrard Street Bridge in Vancouver as a case study in pushing a difficult project through to completion.
Dec 6, 2014   CityLab
A proposed oil-by-rail facility proposed for the Port of Vancouver could set a new standard for capacity.
Nov 26, 2014   The Columbian
Melbourne has topped numerous global lists for its quality of life, but it certainly has room to improve. Former Vancouver Planning Director Brent Toderian sees lessons from his hometown for the world class city down under.
Nov 23, 2014   3AW
A system similar to that which heated Roman baths could become a key cog in the future of heating in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Oct 15, 2014   Citiscope
A slew of analysis in recent weeks has examined the negative consequences of foreign real estate speculation in cities like New York City, London, and Vancouver.
May 23, 2014   The New Yorker
City staff recently released revised first-day ridership projections for a proposed subway in Vancouver. The numbers seem astronomical and a strong support for the cause. But can the project get the finding it needs?
May 15, 2014   Globe and Mail