While Vancouver prides itself on multi-modal transportation options, with less than half of trips into its downtown in cars, free parking is still sacrosanct for many.
Streetfight offers an empowering road map for rethinking, reinvigorating, and redesigning city streets to work better for everybody that use them.
This video by Matt Taylor highlights—in very stark terms—the necessity of a high level of transit investment in a growing metropolitan area like Vancouver.
I’m a bit late to the party in posting this, but in case you haven’t seen it yet, it’s worth a watch:
Vilnius mayor Artūras Zuokas fights illegally parked cars with tank.
“What should the city do about drivers who think that they are above the law? It seems that a tank is the best solution.”
Here is this weeks selection of news and views for urbanists.
The 1920’s saw a continuation of the codification of urban planning across the united States and Canada. Here are some key milestones.
Urban news and views from the past week.
As car sharing becomes more popular across North America it will have a profound effect on our urban form.
Donald Shoup explains why the cost of curbside parking should be increased in order to reduce congestion and make more parking available.
Five good reads for urbanists.