Vancouver

This piece from the Vancouver Sun advocates using land value capture taxes to fund transit and related improvements. Such a tax would target speculation, the author writes, rather than productive activity.
5 min ago   The Vancouver Sun
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
Vancouver’s Transportation 2040 plan allowed for the easing of parking minimums for residential developments in parts of the city, and now city planners are beginning to explore where and how condos can be built without parking.
Mar 21, 2014   The Province
Vancouver’s reputation as a beautiful “mini-Manhattan” is well documented and well earned. But how did the city manage to fend off regrettable fashions in planning over the years, and how prepared is it to continue its success in the future?
Feb 18, 2014   ULI Urban Land Magazine
Andrew Cuthbert responds to a few of the recurring accusations leveled against cyclists as posted on the ‘comments’ section of a Vancouver-based news story involving a cyclist-motorist conflict.
Feb 5, 2014   Spacing Vancouver
In an opinion piece for the Vancouver Sun, a trio of academics argue that, contrary to popular belief, socially mixed neighborhoods can be damaging to the supposed beneficiaries: low-income groups.
Jan 4, 2014   The Vancouver Sun
British Columbia will proceed with a public referendum on transit spending for the province. In an interesting wrinkle, Premier Christy Clark says the referendum will offer multiple choices. City leaders are concerned about the possible outcomes.
Dec 14, 2013   The Globe and Mail