January 21, 2014, 5am PST
With debts in excess of $30 million owed to the city of Montreal, and unhappy customers in New York City and Chicago refusing to pay for outstanding bills, the Bixi bike-share company has been forced to file for bankruptcy protection.
September 25, 2012, 5am PDT
Most Montrealers haven't heard of pioneering architects Blanche Lemco van Ginkel and Daniel van Ginkel, without whom Old Montreal may not exist today. But with several events honoring the legacy of this visionary couple, that may soon change.
September 18, 2012, 6am PDT
Two of North America's largest railroads have prevented Montreal from electrifying the city's four commuter rail lines on tracks owned by freight rail. They claim that electrification would pose insurmountable structural problems for freight rail.
December 31, 2011, 5am PST
As part of its 400th birthday celebration, Quebec City kicked off a plan that involves lighting up its historic landmarks at night.
December 7, 2010, 9am PST
Officials and thinkers from all over came together to brainstorm with Montrealers on how to go about reigning in decades of sprawl. A new Quebec law requires the city to come up with a land use plan by next year.
August 25, 2009, 9am PDT
The Whole Village in Ontario, Canada is an environmentally sustainable co-op made up of architects, doctors and teachers instead of draft dodgers and dropouts.
May 31, 2009, 11am PDT
The new Montreal Symphony Hall design is revealed. The architect states, 'We are not building for the ego of the architect, large as it might be.'
November 2, 2008, 1pm PST
French starchitect Paul Andreu is creating a new iconic building for Montreal, but writer Joseph Baker posits that one splashy building does not a beautiful city make. Baker calls for a grand vision of city form on the scale of Barecelona's plan.
August 5, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>In the aftermath of a grisly and unprovoked murder on a Greyhound Bus, Transport Canada and municipalities are looking at how to improve security on buses and trains.</p>
July 16, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>The provincial government of Montréal challenged transit authorities to increase capacity in time for school. One authority says,'It's been 10 years we've been telling them to put new money into buses and métros...what can they do in two months?'</p>
October 6, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Following the example set by Paris and Lyon, Montreal plans to be the first city in North America to set up a large-scale "self-serve" public bicycle rental service.</p>
March 6, 2007, 7am PST
<p>Can smart cards change the way transit is used?</p>
June 22, 2006, 9am PDT
Wendell Cox argues for the "upside of sprawl", or "suburbanization" as he prefers to call it, in Montreal.
November 22, 2005, 6am PST
How to make Montreal greener and Kyoto-compliant by reducing car use and increasing public transit use.
October 2, 2005, 5am PDT
Projet Montreal, led by urban planner Richard Bergeron, campaigns for car-free development in civic election campaign.
September 12, 2005, 10am PDT
As Montreal's Metro pushes 40 years of age, a series of articles document the past and future changes.
August 8, 2005, 12pm PDT
The better Montreal's Convention Center does, the more it costs taxpayers.
August 8, 2005, 5am PDT
Canada's opposition Conservative party proposes income tax rebate for transit passes.
June 25, 2005, 5am PDT
New casino promises 6,450 new jobs but residents fear social problems.
June 20, 2005, 10am PDT
Cash from gas taxes will be used to fund publict transit and sustainable infrastructure in Canada.