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September 4, 2020, 8am PDT
Using Google Scholar Citation Profiles, Virginia Tech Planning Professor Tom Sanchez has created a database of planning research citations.
Tom Sanchez
August 18, 2020, 12pm PDT
What's good for pension funds and real estate investment trusts is likely bad for renters.
Vancouver Sun
June 24, 2020, 7am PDT
An urban planner in Vancouver defines the roots of racism in city building, and calls on urban planners to be more effective anti-racist allies.
The Tyee
June 15, 2020, 5am PDT
A must-watch conversation between BIPOC researchers and advocates working in the realm of planning and urbanism is available to watch on YouTube.
Canadian Urban Institute
April 28, 2020, 6am PDT
The Jane's Walks festival take place the first weekend of May in cities all over the world. In 2020, social distancing will require a different format for the citizen-led group walk event.
The Star
March 12, 2020, 10am PDT
The effects of a global pandemic on American shores are beginning to emerge for public transit systems. The consequences of a drop in transit ridership could extend beyond the end of the pandemic.
Vice
January 30, 2020, 11am PST
Could vacancy taxes solve multiple housing challenges at once?
WBUR
January 27, 2020, 9am PST
Areas like St-Denis Street used to be bustling shopping destinations, but a shift in recent years has resulted in many empty storefronts.
Montreal Gazette
January 14, 2020, 5am PST
The massive Port Lands infrastructure project will transform an industrial area by carving out a new island.
The Star
January 9, 2020, 6am PST
The population in Canada will increase substantially in the future, and transit planning is crucial to ensuring that cities thrive.
The Globe and Mail
Feature
December 31, 2019, 11am PST
Planetizen's annual list of the best of the planning Internet gives a taste of the technological and editorial milieu of the urban planning Internet at the beginning of a new decade.
James Brasuell
December 20, 2019, 8am PST
Real estate prices in Toronto and Vancouver continue to rise, but there is not consensus about what is behind the growing housing crisis and the best solutions to pursue.
The Star
December 11, 2019, 11am PST
Rethinking the "brutalscape" of infrastructure that supports the suburbs could be the key to the evolution of suburbs.
The Conversation
Feature
November 26, 2019, 2pm PST
The decade wraps up with another engaging crop of highly readable and recommendable books on the subject of urban planning. There's a lot to learn, on many related subjects, among this year's top planning books.
Josh Stephens, James Brasuell
November 24, 2019, 5am PST
Toronto’s iconic Yonge Street is heavily used by pedestrians, and, according to this article, it's time for a revamp that acknowledges all of the street's users.
The Star
November 12, 2019, 10am PST
The city is considering a contract to purchase hydroelectricity from Quebec and might also provide funding for the energy infrastructure.
Politico
November 10, 2019, 7am PST
The residential development in Vancouver, located on Squamish Nation land, will be significantly larger than what was initially planned.
The Globe and Mail
November 6, 2019, 9am PST
A surge of oil from four countries—Norway, Guyana, Canada and Brazil—will more than compensate for slowing growth of U.S. oil production. The new sources might cause oil prices to dip to $50 a barrel and slow the transition to electric vehicles.
The New York Times
October 29, 2019, 10am PDT
Renovating old buildings instead of demolishing them as the better "green" option is preservation orthodoxy. But what if the decision between renovation and demolition is less than clear-cut?
Treehugger
October 19, 2019, 5am PDT
When it comes to ignoring matters of housing affordability and public transit during an election cycle of great significance, the United States is not the exception. Candidates in Canada's 2019 Federal Election have mastered the same trick.
The Star