Change Starts with Beliefs and Values
“Australia needs to make ‘a complete shift’ in the way it plans cities” outgoing Infrastructure Australia chief executive Philip Davies told the Australian Finance Review Weekend...
Melbourne Voted 2017 Most Liveable City
According to The Economist's, Australia and Canada is home to the world's most liveable cities.
Study Suggests Living Close to High-traffic Roadways Raises Dementia Risk
People who live in close proximity to high-traffic roadways appear to have a higher risk of dementia than those who live farther away, say researchers, suggesting...
Smart Cities Plan: A Blueprint for the Future?
Our cities — the CBDs, the suburbs and our regional centres — are where most of us live and work, and this is the opening subtext...
Growing the Urban Forest
Climate change, like urbanisation, is happening rapidly. According to multiple government agencies worldwide, 2015 was the hottest year to date, taking over from 2014, and that...
How Booming Cities Made Urban Planning Canada’s Hottest Job
Urban growth—not to mention truckloads of infrastructure spending coming down the road—spell opportunity for urban planners
New Bike Lane Falls in Rio, Kills Two
A new elevated bike path that was heralded as a top legacy project of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics has collapsed, killing at least two people.
Montreal’s Traffic is Crippling the City
If Montreal has one major problem, it’s the city’s roads. And I don’t just mean the mass amounts of potholes and construction sites that litter the...
How Smart Are Smart Cities?
Cities provide infrastructure and governance to allow millions of people within a specific geographic area to live and work within a multitude of coordinated, civilized patterns....
Toronto Waterfront Board Moving Forward with High Tech Neighbourhood
A board that advocates for the revitalization of Toronto’s waterfront is moving forward in creating a plan to build a high-tech neighbourhood.