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Change Starts with Beliefs and Values
Urban Planning
Wednesday October 10 2018

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
Urban Planning
Friday August 18 2017

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
Urban Planning
Wednesday January 11 2017

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?
Urban Planning
Thursday June 2 2016

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
Environment
Wednesday June 1 2016

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 Planning
Thursday April 28 2016

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
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 26 2016

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
Urban Planning
Monday April 25 2016

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?
Urban Planning
Wednesday April 13 2016

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....

Urban Planning
Aug 2 2018
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.

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