Vancouver

February 9, 2011, 8am PST
Long-held plans for a new bridge over the Columbia River between Portland and Vancouver, Washington, have been thrown out by a panel of experts who have suggested cheaper alternatives.
The Oregonian
January 21, 2011, 9am PST
In the 1960s and 70s, Chinatowns were threatened by highway development in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. None of the proposed highways was built, thanks to concerted efforts by the Chinese communities.
Price Tags
January 3, 2011, 11am PST
This piece from <em>The Globe and Mail</em> takes a look at the history of Vancouver's waterfront, and how it gradually became public land.
The Globe and Mail
December 29, 2010, 2pm PST
Garrett Bradford of TheCityFix reviews some of the most innovative and sustainable transit systems from around the globe that made their debut over the last twelve months.
TheCityFix
December 29, 2010, 8am PST
Housing activists in Vancouver are criticizing the city for only offering a small portion of the Olympic Village built for the 2010 Winter Olympics as affordable housing.
Straight
December 20, 2010, 11am PST
With new skyscrapers planned for Vancouver, some citizens are getting worried about preserving the mountain views. Not to worry, says planning director Brent Toderian.
The Vancouver Sun
December 16, 2010, 5am PST
The city of Vancouver is considering a plan to increase maximum building height restrictions in certain parts of town by 100 feet and more.
The Vancouver Sun
December 13, 2010, 1pm PST
Planning students at the University of British Columbia unveiled bold new plans for Vancouver for the next 40 years, but as planning director Brent Toderian put it, the plans are "the easy part."
The Vancouver Sun
November 19, 2010, 7am PST
The largest bus and transit expo in North America happened this week in Vancouver, and manufacturers showed off the latest in transit technology.
The Vancouver Sun
November 11, 2010, 12pm PST
Mayors in metropolitan Vancouver are facing two options for expanding transit service in the region -- and a hard decision about how to generate the funding to make it happen.
The Vancouver Sun
November 1, 2010, 6am PDT
Vancouver's liberalized laneway housing zoning is seen as a cost-effective and easy way to densify, make housing more affordable and reduce the city's carbon footprint. But not everyone is on board.
The Globe and Mail
October 30, 2010, 7am PDT
In suburban Vancouver, a small development near a university is trying to replicate the successes of Vancouver's urbanism with dense building clusters and walkable neighborhoods.
Grist
October 21, 2010, 1pm PDT
Officials in the Pacific Northwest are calling for a high speed rail line that connects British Columbia with California.
CBC
October 1, 2010, 6am PDT
Housing created for the Olympic Village in Vancouver was intended to be reused after the 2010 event as affordable housing. But the province hasn't been able to find an operator. Now the city wants to move ahead without the province's help.
The Vancouver Sun
September 29, 2010, 5am PDT
This piece from <em>The Vancouver Sun</em> asks who pays their fair share for roads and transportation infrastructure costs: car drivers or cyclists?
The Vancouver Sun
September 28, 2010, 8am PDT
One-way streets are a relatively new phemenon and encourage drivers to drive faster, says John Calimente. He argues it's time to convert Vancouver's one-ways back to their two-way pasts.
re:place Magazine
September 23, 2010, 10am PDT
Local food advocates have promoted the idea of only eating food raised within 50 miles of your home. But how about 2 blocks? A Vancouver neighborhood experiments in communal growing.
The Vancover Sun
September 4, 2010, 7am PDT
Cycling activists in Vancouver are trying to tout the economic benefits of bike lanes to help build the case for a proposed separated bike lane.
Straight.com
August 20, 2010, 1pm PDT
Despite its reputation as a planner's dream, the city of Vancouver has incredibly high housing prices, which is part of the reason <em>New Geography</em>'s Steve Lafleur calls it a middle class nightmare.
New Geography
August 17, 2010, 1pm PDT
Canadian cities like Montreal and Vancouver are riding the green train, aiming to transform themselves into some of the greenest cities in the world.
The Canadian Press via Yahoo!