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Envision the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan

An interview with a city sustainability planner.read more

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“Solution” to traffic congestion comes down to “let the rich pay” — and the rest can walk?

The alluring subhead on Andrew Coyne’s “Stuck in Traffic,” in the latest issue of Maclean’s, declares: “We now spend the equivalent of 32 working days a year

Christy Clark supports ban on foreign donations to civic campaigns


Bob Rennie, Pamela Martin, Christy Clark & Harry Bloy MLA at a rally last week

Last week we published Dr. Moira Stilwell's response to our urban

Dr. Moira Stilwell agrees 3-year civic terms long enough


The approachable Dr. Moira Stilwell meets with campaign supporters Saturday morning

Last week CityCaucus.com wrote to each of the candidates vying to become leader of the BC

Translink faces critical 90 days to achieve Evergreen funding, new long-term sustainability

With Campbell gone, is there anyone in Victoria who can deal on Translink funding for the Evergreen Line?

With the pillars of the new Port Mann Bridge

Cascadia high speed rail advocates plan strategy as Republicans take aim at rail investments

Three newly-elected Republican governors in the US have rejected federal high speed rail funding for their states — don’t ask me why — triggering turmoil along the

How to make walking to school with your kid fun

Many adults love walking.  But how to make it fun for a kid, enough fun that you can take long walks together every day?  I've been exploring how

YVR forecasts no increase in $15 airport fee despite big capital plans

With its last five-year, $1.4 billion capital plan completed in time for the Olympics, YVR is at work planning another round of capital spending, airport CEO Larry

Chances that Translink supplement will be approved: about zero

Translink’s valiant effort to secure funding for new expansion, including the Evergreen Line and a mix of service improvements, met an icy reception yesterday from Metro mayors

Where are immigrant organizations’ voices in debate over new transit investments?

The debate over the future of Metro Vancouver’s transit system — particularly how much-needed expansion will be funded — has been dominated by politicians and some business groups.

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Right-sizing Vancouver taxi fleet a tricky question when cab fares are lowest of major Canadian cities

As I passed a long rank of idle cabs outside the Sutton Place Hotel early this morning on my way to the gym, I wondered where the TV

Premier’s income tax cuts don’t stack up with demand for property tax hikes to fund public transit

The Translink Mayor’s Council is in an in camera session today, presumably wrestling with the province’s demand that municipalities fund Translink’s share of the Evergreen Line with

Premier’s income tax cuts don’t stack up with demand for property tax hikes to fund public transit

The Translink Mayor’s Council is in an in camera session today, presumably wrestling with the province’s demand that municipalities fund Translink’s share of the Evergreen Line with

Premier’s income tax cuts don’t stack up with demand for property tax hikes to fund public transit

The Translink Mayor’s Council is in an in camera session today, presumably wrestling with the province’s demand that municipalities fund Translink’s share of the Evergreen Line with

Streetcars without overhead wires? Beijing to London by rail in 48 hours?

What will global transportation look like in 40 years?

How about a 48-hour rail trip from Beijing to London? China is investing billions in its new high speed

Bringing cyclists out of the business blind spot

I don’t get angry at motorists anymore. My daily bike commute used to include road rage conflicts with drivers who cut me off, honked incessantly or drove-by

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