Join the Urban Development Institute (Pacific Region) as they welcome Mukhtar Latif, the City of Vancouver’s Chief Housing Officer, in his first address to UDI. Details Location: Regency Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Hotel 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver Date/Time: Friday, February 21, 2014 11:30 am – registration and networking 12:00 to 1:30 pm – lunch and keynote…
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An interesting infographic illustrating the myriad of ways that bicycles bring businessto local and state/provincial economies. Continue reading
While all 5 of IBM’s predictions are intriguing, two stood out as having a direct impact on the future of cities.
Jennifer Keesmaat is the Chief Planner of the City of Toronto in Canada, and a former urban design consultant. Her passion for building sustainable communities is evident in this TEDxRegina talk where she reminds us of a simple yet meaningful pastime—the walk to school. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vp549gsdjnk Continue reading
Margot Long takes us on a walking tour through Vancouver’s SouthEast False Creek to show the transformation of industrial land into an urban village.
This is the first of two commercials created for a student project, in order to promote cycling.
Urbanism Without Effort by Chuck Wolfe is a helpful book for urbanites to reflect on how their neighbourhoods have evolved, and how they might be improved.
Experienced urban practitioners and novice urbanists alike will find several new insights in Nan Ellin’s Good Urbansim.
This weekend citizens in cities around the world—including Vancouver—will lead walking tours of their communities in honour of Jane Jacobs.
This is a compilation of videos taken from the YouTube channel of one Russian bus driver. He often encounters with drivers who don’t respect traffic rules, and uses his bus to teach them a lesson. HT Atlantic Cities