Four Road Diets [Video]

This video is a collaboration between city planner, urban designer, and author Jeff Speck, and 3D artist Spencer Boomhower, this series of videos describes some of the most common and most effective “road diets.”

This is a combination of four videos. You can see the individual videos here:

 What is a “Road Diet”?

A road diet, also called a lane reduction or road rechannelization, is a technique in transportation planning whereby the number of travel lanes and/or effective width of the road is reduced in order to achieve systemic improvements.

 

Vancouver “Seacycles” — Burrard Bridge to Point Grey Road

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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Moving Vancouver Forward Together

On November 28, 2011, City of Vancouver Planning Director, Brent Toderian, spoke to the members of  the Urban Development Institute on issues relating to affordability, city planning, CACs, architecture and housing supply:     You can follow along with the slides below (or download them for future reference): Brent Toderian’s Presentation UDI Final