City planning

The twin viaducts. Google Earth image

TALK OF THE TOWN: If city planners have their way, viaducts are doomed

A city report pushes for at-grade roadways, provision for affordable rental and rental housing, and major expansion of parks, pedestrian and bicycle routes.

As election approaches, time to think about what Vancouver's future will look like

Ideas come and go, but a measure of permanence remains in the lasting presence of those ideas within the built form of cities.

Rumble on the Drive: Broadway and Commercial towers workshop leaves no one happy

Three people are trapped in a room full of angry Commercial Drive residents: a homeless man, a drug addict, and a developer. Which one’s still alive come morning? Amidst worries about the...

Is incineration the solution to garbage disposal in Metro Vancouver?

No matter where you throw it, garbage doesn't really go "away." This article on incineration is the first in a VO series on Vancouver garbage.