December 7, 2019, 11am PST
Low density sprawl stretches the tax dollars of every resident. That fact could be used to support plans for more infill density, according to this article set in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
January 10, 2019, 5am PST
Impact fess, also known as growth fees, are creating controversy in the Canadian city of Winnpeg, even as the city prepares new infill development guidelines to quell development controversies in older neighborhoods.
December 24, 2017, 7am PST
Increasing the price of parking is among the initiatives Winnipeg is pursuing in an effort to make its downtown more livable.
June 27, 2017, 1pm PDT
Want to engage kids in your summer city planning projects? 12-year-old Roman Borys gives some pointers on how to host a Minecraft lounge in your downtown.
March 29, 2017, 9am PDT
While winter cities may spend most of their brand management on showcasing regional winter amenities, the greatest winter cities provide delight on the neighborhood scale.
August 31, 2016, 8am PDT
Hazel Borys sharing ideas from thought leaders on inclusion and indigeneity.
April 4, 2015, 1pm PDT
What follows is a cautionary tale of how quickly downtown investment can go astray.
February 8, 2015, 5am PST
Canadian cities are no strangers to rankings of the world's most functional, attractive cities. Even so, the mayors of Canada's 22 largest cities want national leaders in Ottawa to adopt an even more explicitly pro-urban national agenda.
October 12, 2014, 5am PDT
Many cities have long been investing in art and culture, marrying it to placemaking, and generating extraordinary local transformations. Hazel Borys offers up a little inspiration from an art opening this week, and a few pointers for urbanists.
July 18, 2014, 10am PDT
What are all the elements that make people more likely to successfully come together? It's complicated, but here are a few.
November 20, 2013, 6am PST
Creativity isn’t a theory about hipsters and the latte set. The key driver of a resilient economy is the same thing that binds us as humans – our shared creativity. Hazel Borys reviews Richard Florida's latest creative culture ideas.
October 1, 2012, 2pm PDT
As the level of sophistication in cycling infrastructure increases, the value of networks becomes even more apparent.
April 27, 2012, 12pm PDT
Winnipeg's centrally-located and historic Osborne Village has topped the Canadian Institute of Planners' Great Places in Canada contest.
May 19, 2011, 11am PDT
Detroit should look to a neighbor in the north for advice on rebounding from industrial decline, according to this piece from <em>New Geography</em>, which argues that Winnipeg has already paved the way.
May 11, 2009, 9am PDT
Jane's Walk is a fledgling yearly festival following in Jacobs' esteemed footsteps. Participants in cities around the world like Winnipeg take people on walking tours of their neighborhoods, illuminating their local urbanism.
November 18, 2008, 9am PST
Canada's first national museum to be built outside Ottawa may not be receiving as many visitors as originally planned.
August 24, 2008, 5am PDT
Its present form taken only 36 years ago with the amalgamation of 12 municipalities, Winnipeg has still to evolve an "urban culture", argues Nick Ternette.