It is not often that a graduate school project turns into a best-selling book, let alone a transformative infrastructure projects that is reshaping a large North American city. Yet, that is exactly what happened to Ryan Gravel when he envisioned a streetcar loop inside the Atlanta city limits connecting four …
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Streetfight offers an empowering road map for rethinking, reinvigorating, and redesigning city streets to work better for everybody that use them.
Only if we embrace the facts of transit, and discover the opportunities they present, will our cities, and our transit, be human. —Jarrett Walker Whether you are transit geek, a SkyTrain rider or an interested citizen, you will learning something by reading Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit …
A special edition of my Friday 5 featuring web exclusive material from Scientific American’s special edition on cities.
This week’s installment of news and views for urbanists.
The City of Vancouver has posted its draft 2012 – 2014 Capital Plan online for residents to discuss and comment.
Here’s some weekend reading for urbanists. I hope my fellow Canadians have a Great Victoria Day weekend!
My weekly wrap up of news and views on various aspects of urbanism.
Here is this weeks selection of news and views for urbanists.