Canada

Yesterday
"Canada looks a lot like much of the US, in terms of economic types, city sizes and ages, development patterns," Jarret Walker says. So why can't Americans keep pace with Canadian public transit?
Human Transit
4 days ago
The new program offers cities access to $2 billion CAD in financing as well as a network of technical support.
Smart Cities Dive
5 days ago
Detailed reports on mode share, in real time and over time, are available with Replica.
Sidewalk Labs
April 2, 2018, 8am PDT
Vancouver's success in growing its ridership of public transit is thanks, in no small part, to large investments in rail and bus service.
Vancouver Sun
March 25, 2018, 7am PDT
The proposal promises a one-hour commute between Vancouver and Seattle.
The Urbanist
March 22, 2018, 8am PDT
Thousands of homes in the city were found to be underused and subject to a vacancy tax.
The Guardian
February 7, 2018, 5am PST
A study published recently in the Journal of the American Planning Association finds that mixed-use neighborhoods in Toronto are only delivering benefits to those who can afford to pay a premium.
CBC News
January 25, 2018, 9am PST
Canadian cities are expensive, but, according to a new report from the Fraser Institute in Toronto, they have room to spare for more housing .
The Fraser Institute
January 22, 2018, 10am PST
The potential risks of privatizing mobility are scrutinized in a Canadian city that subsidizes Uber rides.
Motherboard
December 26, 2017, 8am PST
With 1.7 million households in Canada currently living in "housing need," the ruling liberal government has decided to put its policies where its promises are.
Pacific Standard
December 6, 2017, 9am PST
Universities in the Vancouver area and across Canada are developing housing and investing in amenities, and getting a return on investment that helps the bottom line
University Affairs
November 29, 2017, 5am PST
After decades of big, expensive plans, diverting cars from a busy streetcar route will make a bigger difference to commuters for far less money.
The Globe and Mail
November 3, 2017, 5am PDT
OK, the officer said it was "screaming" a song that got a driver near Montreal in trouble.
CTV News Montreal
November 1, 2017, 6am PDT
Out of 23 cities, New York City came in first, Indianapolis came in 23rd.
Smart Cities Dive
October 25, 2017, 8am PDT
Labor leaders argue that curbing real estate speculation is Vancouver's best chance at lowering housing costs.
The Vancouver Sun
September 30, 2017, 9am PDT
A new report rates the real estate bubble risk of the world's economic powerhouses.
UBS
September 29, 2017, 7am PDT
Seattle appears to be following the Vancouver, B.C. model by increasing population and residential density while investing in transit. If it works, traffic congestion will not deteriorate, and vehicle trips should drop.
Governing
September 12, 2017, 5am PDT
Plans to densify a busy Vancouver corridor have prompted concern among public health experts.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
September 7, 2017, 7am PDT
Soon there could be a second cable-stayed bridge connecting Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Canada, running alongside the existing Ambassador Bridge and owned by the same private entity.
Detroit Free Press
Feature
August 21, 2017, 5am PDT
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