Canada Line

Among the countless stories being written on the successes and challenges of these 2010 Olympic Winter Games, not surprisingly the most interesting stories to me are those that speak to the challenges of great urbanism. As a host city, Vancouver has become a massive urban laboratory, with so many opportunities to learn, and we’re soaking it all up. As we are coming to the end of the final week, a few examples of big experiments and learnings come to mind. Opinion
Feb 25, 2010   By Brent Toderian
This piece from <em>Fast Company</em> looks at the legacy that will remain in Vancouver after the Olympics are over.
Feb 17, 2010   Fast Company
The Winter Olympics will begin later this week in Vancouver, British Columbia. Like other hosts of such large-scale sporting events, the city has been getting ready for the international spotlight for many years. To hear more about what's been going on in the city in terms of urban planning, I interviewed Vancouver Planning Director Brent Toderian, and you can read a transcript of that Q&A on Places. Opinion
Feb 10, 2010   By Nate Berg
The new Canada Line rail service that links downtown Vancouver to the airport has seen steadily increasing ridership since its opening in August.
Dec 29, 2009   The Globe and Mail
A new rail line connecting Vancouver to its airport is highly anticipated in the region. The costs and construction disturbances, are causing some concern, however.
Aug 17, 2009   The Globe and Mail