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