A great video that highlights the success one of Vancouver’s most recent—and controversial—urban interventions: the Seaside Greenway and bike route along Cornwall and Point Great Road.
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A group of journalists, professors, and non-profit leaders to predict the future of livable, walkable city life.
Vancouver commuters go slower than anyone else in North America, according to data from GPS company TomTom. The city’s transportation director says the traffic congestion is due to economic growth and an increasing population.
Leigh Gallagher at TEDxMidAtlantic
Leigh Gallagher is an Assistant Managing Editor at Fortune magazine. She is a co-chair of the Fortune U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership and a visiting scholar at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University. Her first book, The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream is Moving, was published by Portfolio in August 2013. Continue reading
Clips from Paul Tennant’s presentation at the Regeneration Forum 2014 in Toronto, Canada. Paul is the CEO of Orbit Group, UK. In these segments, he shares his experience on structural models that have strengthened housing delivery and speaks frankly about the tensions of scale and local delivery.
In 2011, George Stroumboulopoulos—aka ‘Stombo’—flew to Vancouver to record a week of episodes. Here’s the special opening they put together for the shows featuring Tom Cochrane voicing their ‘Ode to Vancouver’.
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 love this creative use of an old 1970’s relief map of Vancouver from the 1970s that had hung on the walls in the Department of Geography at UBC. It was created by the talented folks at Shortt and Epic. Continue reading
I’m looking forward to seeing this film by Institute B. While I’ve always been interested in projects the advance public well-being, I have recently become very interested in the idea of social enterprises—organizations that “do well by doing good.” 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.