June 5, 2019, 10am PDT
Dangerous driving is a common feature of U.S. car ads, but other countries have banned this advertising because it glorifies reckless behavior.
May 6, 2019, 12pm PDT
Innisfil, Ontario, decided to use Uber instead of starting bus service. The program took off but so have the costs, and now cutbacks need to be made.
April 8, 2019, 7am PDT
Laneway development throughout the city is ramping up with new construction and public space projects.
March 22, 2019, 11am PDT
Canada's capital has approved a major set of extensions to its light rail O-Train system, encompassing 27.3 miles of new track and 24 new stations.
February 19, 2019, 8am PST
A member of Ottawa’s city council says transit commissioners should support women’s rights and believe that climate change is real.
February 14, 2019, 2pm PST
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.
January 24, 2019, 11am PST
More than two years into a 10-year plan, the city has installed only a fraction of planned bike lanes.
October 19, 2018, 7am PDT
The common refrain is that transit is just better in other countries. However, the reasons why are more complex than initial impressions allow, providing important lessons for the United States.
October 18, 2018, 11am PDT
Technology will be part of everyday life in a new Toronto neighborhood, planned by Sidewalk Labs. But looking to the future is also raising a host of privacy concerns.
October 10, 2018, 7am PDT
A closer look at the numbers reveals stark divides among Toronto neighborhoods.
October 5, 2018, 2pm PDT
Simply put, this scholar says, it comes down to race. With far fewer non-white urban residents, Canadian cities didn't fall prey to the redlining, white flight, and incarceration problems that so heavily impacted cities like Detroit.
September 16, 2018, 9am PDT
A small city in Canada is starting a pilot project that lets riders request bus service through an app.
September 12, 2017, 5am PDT
Plans to densify a busy Vancouver corridor have prompted concern among public health experts.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
August 25, 2017, 10am PDT
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.
October 6, 2016, 7am PDT
In an effort to stimulate the Canadian economy and modernize Canada's infrastructure Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released a plan to spend $120 billion CAD on infrastructure over the next decade.
July 31, 2016, 7am PDT
As car sharing services like Car2Go have infiltrated cities including Vancouver, B.C., benefits of reduced car ownership and greenhouse gas emissions are being realized, a new study finds.
April 5, 2016, 10am PDT
A new zoning law in Toronto could enable its hundreds of suburban tower developments to become vibrant and active communities.
November 4, 2015, 6am PST
In Canadian cities, rising income inequality has been reflected in neighborhood polarization. The experience of Hamilton, Ontario, has been typical. Here, inner-city decline is now giving way to gentrification, displacing poverty to the suburbs.
Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership
June 5, 2015, 6am PDT
For Québec, climate action is a top priority that transcends party agendas—so the province is partnering with other sub-national entities to bypass national politics in building a cap-and-trade market.
January 2, 2014, 10am PST
Following Canada Post’s announcement of plans to replace urban door-to-door mail service with community mail box nodes, The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) cautions that careful planning and design of these retrofits is critical.