Vancouver

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
March 9, 2018, 11am PST
Vancouver's mile-long street car was built for the Olympics and ran for only 60 days, but some of the city's residents want that service back.
Next City
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 17, 2018, 8am PST
A controversial proposal has incited new debate about the causes of Vancouver's skyrocketing housing prices. Potential solutions depend on an accurate diagnosis.
CBC News
December 26, 2017, 1pm PST
The state of Washington has taken a first, serious look at a high-speed rail project linking Vancouver in British Columbia to Seattle and Portland.
Vancouver Sun
December 12, 2017, 6am PST
The Washington Post examines "missing middle" housing as a solution for retaining millennials in cities and interior suburbs. There is still some question, however, about whether millennials are actually leaving urban areas.
The Washington Post
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
December 4, 2017, 10am PST
Vancouver, often cited as a model of transportation planning success, is very carefully considering the idea of a streetcar.
The Globe and Mail
December 2, 2017, 1pm PST
Vancouver is famous for high-rises and a decidedly urban quality of life, but housing prices are still skyrocketing. A new ten-year housing strategy proposes a few drastic measures to rebalance the market's scales.
Vancouver Sun
November 26, 2017, 1pm PST
Not forcing "style-matching" are among the recommendations for a good accessory dwelling unit (ADU) policy
CityLab
November 14, 2017, 11am PST
The trends in the Vancouver housing market have reverted back to normal, after a foreign buyers tax that went into effect in 2016 had an initial effect on parts of the market.
CBC News
October 30, 2017, 9am PDT
Vancouver shows how to retrofit suburban sprawl with transit and density at a recent Lambda Alpha International event, attended and recounted by development consultant Jim Chappell.
UrbDeZine
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 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 10, 2017, 1pm PDT
In a controversy that recalls the ongoing debate about "free range children," B.C.'s Ministry of Children and Family Development is telling one family that their kids aren't old enough to ride the bus alone.
CTV News Vancouver
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.
The Planning Report
August 17, 2017, 2pm PDT
Planning is only one ingredient of the cocktail that produces new housing, but planning should bear in mind all the other factors influencing the process. Vancouver and Seattle provide case studies and sharp contrasts in housing outcomes.
Sightline Institute