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Vancouver Street

Vancouver's Ride-Hail-Free Mobility Landscape

While ride-hailing is on the horizon for the Canadian city, the experience so far without the mode provides useful insight into its effects on regional mobility.

February 14, 2019 - Slate


Building Along Busy Corridors? Public Health Experts Urge Caution

Plans to densify a busy Vancouver corridor have prompted concern among public health experts.

September 12, 2017 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

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Professor: High-End Housing Worsened Vancouver's Affordability Crunch

UBC's Patrick Condon argues that for Vancouver and cities like it, simply adding supply at any level doesn't get at the root causes of the global affordable housing crisis.

August 25, 2017 - The Planning Report

Carbon Tax

Deciding the Price of Canada's Carbon

Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau aims to institute a national carbon price in Canada.

October 24, 2016 - The Economist

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Op-Ed: Carbon Pricing on Track in North America

Despite continued dispute over their effectiveness, carbon taxes and cap-and-trade programs in the United States and Canada have raised billions of dollars. And China has now followed suit.

January 21, 2016 - New York Times

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Op-Ed: Transit-Oriented Gentrification Should Be Taxed

This piece from the Vancouver Sun advocates using land value capture taxes to fund transit and related improvements. Such a tax would target speculation, the author writes, rather than productive activity.

August 1, 2015 - The Vancouver Sun

A Closer Look at Dockside Green

Dockside Green, a development in Victoria, B.C., is a breathtaking model of urban regeneration, brownfield reuse, green design, and community building, says Ken Pirie.

April 1, 2010 - A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments

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San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

UDO Transportation Planner

City of Charlotte - Charlotte Area Transit

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