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.

 

False Creek South: An Experiment in Community [Weekend Watch]

False Creek South has been a showcase for the benefits of mixed-income and mixed-use living for the past 40 years; including hundreds of co-operative homes. However, the pending end of city leases and federal operating agreements will lead to significant changes and challenges in the community over over the coming decades.

This video takes a look back and explores what may lie ahead. Continue reading