Alberta

Climate Protest

Developer Drops Keystone XL Plans

It's the latest turn of the screw for a project that has depended on the occupant in the White House.

June 10, 2021 - The New York Times

Carbon Emissions

Canadian Supreme Court Upholds Carbon Tax

A historic ruling in Canada allows the federal government to supersede the efforts of provinces in fighting the causes of climate change.

March 25, 2021 - The Star

Edmonton, Canada

Edmonton Streets Slow Down

Some Edmonton streets will see a drop in speed limit by 10 km/h. Some Edmontonians would like to see the limit further reduced, while others think the reduction is a case of misguided priorities.

November 11, 2020 - CBC

Edmonton, Canada

Edmonton Eliminates Off-Street Parking Requirements Citywide

The parking reform movement continues its march across the continent.

August 3, 2020 - Reasons to Be Cheerful

Public Transit

Edmonton Could Suspend Transit Service for the Summer

As the city of Edmonton waits to hear about funding prospects, Mayor Don Iveson deliberates parking buses over the summer to make up for revenue loss.

May 24, 2020 - CBC

Canadian Cities

Citywide Elimination of Parking Minimums on Track in Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta could be the first major Canadian city to eliminate parking minimums citywide—an ambitious and notable step for all North American cities.

May 19, 2020 - Strong Towns

Car2Go

Car2Go Pulls Out of Five North American Cities

As the company plans to cease operations in a number of markets, carsharing’s future in the rapidly shifting world of mobility is unclear.

October 9, 2019 - Smart Cities Dive

Canadian Cities

Parking Requirements Could Come to an End in Edmonton, Alberta

The latest North American city to take up the cause of Donald Shoup and "The High Cost of Free Parking" is located in Canada.

May 9, 2019 - Edmonton Journal

Photo of Calgary skyline from Edworthy Park

First Bus Rapid Transit Line Opens in Calgary

The MAX Purple Line has begun service on 17 Avenue SE.

January 10, 2019 - Roads and Bridges

Greyhound Leaving Western Canada

The news that Greyhound will end service in most of Western Canada is a blow to mobility in rural communities.

July 11, 2018 - Globe and Mail

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

International Real Estate Strategies and Deal Negotiation

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

Affordable Housing: Principles for Changing Domestic and Global Markets

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.