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IMG 0865 Urban Inspirations: Locally and Abroad

by YarOn Stern Imagine landing in Vancouver after a visit to a distant place. Is there anything missing here you’ve already seen elsewhere? Even the great things in Vancouver can benefit from fine tuning. How about issues that need fixing?... Continue reading »

April 15, 2015   |   0 comments
3950442795_2ac95ce537_z “Youthification” of Vancouver : Redefining Accessibility and the Urban Form

by Victor Lam On September 16th, I had the opportunity to listen to Markus Moos, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Planning of the Faculty of Environment from the University of Waterloo. Mr. Moos spoke at the ‘Rethinking Transportation:... Continue reading »

September 25, 2014   |   0 comments
10201281665_83eeb3c382 Charles Marohn at SFU Harbour Centre – October 24

Urban transportation expert and co-founder of Strong Towns Charles Marohn is in town later this month – and will be presenting a lecture at SFU Woodwards (NOTE: not SFU Harbour Centre, as we had erroneously posted). As Gord Price notes,... Continue reading »

October 10, 2013   |   0 comments
2012 Warren Gill Lecture Upcoming Lecture: Is Public Space a Public Good? November 8, 2012

Reposted from Pricetags The Warren Gill Memorial Lecture is a highlight of the SFU City Program’s year. Make your reservation now. IS PUBLIC SPACE A PUBLIC GOOD? Public space is routinely seen as the cure to every imaginable urban ill, from... Continue reading »

October 19, 2012   |   0 comments
Re:generation - how we move our city Event – Re:generation – how we move our city

A heads-up to all you transportation fans about the following cool event. It’s an intergenerational dialogue on transportation issues that takes place on January 25 (7-10pm) at SFU Woodwards World Art Centre. We had a chance to chat with the... Continue reading »

January 7, 2012   |   0 comments