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The death and life of small North American cities
Reif Larsen
Troy, N.Y., illustrated at left as it looked in 1881, was a thriving city more densely vertical than it is today. On the other side of the Hudson River lies Watervliet, as represented in a matching Google Earth view.
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PODCAST: How do we build better public transit?
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PODCAST: How unaffordable rent is pushing out the people our cities need
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PODCAST: Who are public spaces – like parks or transit systems – designed for?
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PODCAST: Cars vs. bikes: What do cities actually need to be safe and accessible?
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PODCAST: Can we break the middle class of their addiction to sprawl?
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Should all Canadian cities be 15-minute cities?
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Listen to the first season of The Globe’s City Space podcast
opinion
Should we really tear down the Rogers Centre? The environmental case against demolishing giant buildings
Alex Bozikovic
Alex Bozikovic
the listing
One failed project, and a lesson in the politics of urban density
opinion
A green skyscraper: In Toronto, why is it a tall order?
Alex Bozikovic
Alex Bozikovic
opinion
Vancouver finds itself at an urban-planning crossroads once again
Gary Mason
Gary Mason
opinion
How high municipal housing charges and taxes decrease housing supply
Benjamin Dachis
toronto
Toronto’s Jennifer Keesmaat launches Markee Developments with a goal: affordable housing
canada
The 15-minute city aims to build more liveable neighbourhoods. In Canada, only 23 per cent of urban dwellers live in this type of area
toronto
Free parking comes at a high cost: Why Canadian cities are looking to change the rules
property report
Tall and thin, proposed tower good fit for evolving Yorkville area
toronto
Winter is coming: How will cities get people to enjoy it outside?
opinion
Want to build a better city? It only takes 15 minutes
The Editorial Board
opinion
After COVID-19, city parks need to make room for everyone
Alex Bozikovic
Alex Bozikovic
opinion
The long debate over an apartment building means it’s time for change in Vancouver’s city planning and politics
Alex Bozikovic
Alex Bozikovic
opinion
Bring on the 15-minute city
Marcus Gee
Marcus Gee
opinion
Planning group envisions cargo cycling will bolster small businesses in Toronto’s northwest
Alex Bozikovic
Alex Bozikovic
british columbia
Could ‘Ugly Broadway’ become a Great Street?
opinion
After Sidewalk Labs’ departure, Toronto hits the reset button on a smart city
Alex Bozikovic
Alex Bozikovic
opinion
Urban planning sowed racial inequality in Minneapolis. Other North American cities must heed that warning
Heather Worthington
toronto
A call for action on urbanism and race: Panelists discuss responding to anti-Black racism in cities
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In fighting climate change, an opportunity to create a vibrant network of neighbourhoods
opinion
People need space. Hey drivers, can you spare a bit of road?
The Editorial Board
canada
Toronto releases plan to expand bicycle lanes throughout city by July
opinion
COVID-19 is an opportunity to fight the folly of highway mania
Marcus Gee
Marcus Gee
opinion
The pandemic is suburban – and it wants us back in our cars
Doug Saunders
Doug Saunders
opinion
Canada’s new normal begins in our cities
Jennifer Keesmaat, Kwame McKenzie and Richard Florida
toronto real estate
By the (pattern) book: How the humble mid-century bungalow shaped Canadian neighbourhoods
canada
Canadian cities trail international peers on plans to remake city streets after the pandemic
toronto real estate
Toronto moves to a more holistic approach to land and housing development