British Columbia

5 days ago
November's bombshell news about the partnership between Virgin and Brightline has now yielded ambitious plans for private investment in intercity rail service.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
November 25, 2018, 1pm PST
"Yes we actually did that."
Sightline Institute
November 22, 2018, 11am PST
Farmers around Vancouver's Agricultural Land Reserve have been building "mega-mansions" on their farmland. The province wants to limit the scale of such homes, but farmers are pushing back.
The Star
November 18, 2018, 11am PST
The Vancouver City Council decided to launch a new housing vision for the British Columbia city. Planners will have their work cut out for them balancing all the stakeholders in the expensive city.
The Star
November 7, 2018, 12pm PST
Local elections have consequences.
Vancouver Courier
November 5, 2018, 9am PST
Past examples of state and provincial governments preempting the land use authority of local governments present several lessons on how to do state-mandated upzoning effectively.
Sightline Institute
October 27, 2018, 9am PDT
Vancouver Mayor-elect Kennedy Stewart has made some big, ambitious promises when it comes to housing construction in the expensive city.
The Globe and Mail
October 18, 2018, 1pm PDT
The decision to rezone most of Vancouver to allow for duplexes could have consequences in this weekend's municipal election.
The Vancouver Sun
October 12, 2018, 7am PDT
They're a good start. But compared to similar policies in cities like Portland and Vancouver, Seattle's new policies around accessory dwelling units may be lackluster.
The Urbanist
September 21, 2018, 7am PDT
The city of Vancouver's new density regulations will be the envy of many a YIMBY.
The Vancouver Sun
September 18, 2018, 6am PDT
Streetsblog readers have decided to cross the border in selecting this year's "Sorriest Bus Stop in America."
Streetsblog USA
September 7, 2018, 6am PDT
New regulations for short-term rentals in Vancouver, British Columbia, are designed to return units to the rental market.
The Star Vancouver
August 28, 2018, 12pm PDT
A 2016 rule approved by a specialized agency of the U.N. is forcing large ships that burn bunker oil, the dirtiest type of fuel, to either burn a more costly low-sulfur variety, apply scrubbers, or turn to LNG.
The Wall Street Journal
August 23, 2018, 1pm PDT
Transportation officials and companies are still working out how to respond to the decision by Greyhound to discontinue its intercity routes in Western Canada.
The Star Vancouver
August 22, 2018, 1pm PDT
Duplexes, rowhouses, and small apartment buildings will be on the zoning menu for "housing choice neighborhoods" around Vancouver, thanks to the city's new "Making Room Housing Program."
Sightline Institute
August 10, 2018, 11am PDT
Vancouver combined environmental goals and traffic safety goals.
Sightline Institute
July 30, 2018, 9am PDT
Canadian actor Seth Rogan will record messages for TransitLink BC train lines.
CBS
July 19, 2018, 7am PDT
It's been called a 'War on Fun.'
Vancouver Sun
July 11, 2018, 8am PDT
The news that Greyhound will end service in most of Western Canada is a blow to mobility in rural communities.
Globe and Mail
June 22, 2018, 2pm PDT
Several years of catastrophic wildfires in Canada doesn't mean the risk has lessened. Experts predict much worse in the future.
The Star Vancouver