Jeff Speck at TEDxMidAtlantic
Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who, through writing, public service, and built work, advocates internationally for smart growth and sustainable design. The Christian Science Monitor called his recent book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, “timely and important, a delightful, insightful, irreverent work.”
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’.
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.
This is the first of two commercials created for a student project, in order to promote cycling.
In memory of Stompin Tom Conners, a Canadian Icon, and all the everyday Canadians his music represented.
Jane Jacobs talks about how she approached her writing.
This is a compilation of videos taken from the YouTube channel of one Russian bus driver. He often encounters with drivers who don’t respect traffic rules, and uses his bus to teach them a lesson. HT Atlantic Cities
A short reading from The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs.
Car2go movements in Vancouver, Friday, February 8th, 2013
I am honoured to be asked to be the first interviewee for ‘Urbanism Speakeasy” a new podcast by Andy Boenau, an urbanist and transportation engineer.