March 2019

A weekly roundup of news stories and articles that may be of interest to the Vancouver city planning community. This list is updated every Thursday afternoon.


March 14, 2019

Smart City Planners Are Rethinking the Concept of Parking | Digital TrendsDigital Trends | John R. Quain | 2019-03-04 | Tagged: parking
Designing for Public Space Inclusive of Unhoused PeopleThe Field | @wordpressdotcom | 2019-03-07 | Tagged: public space, homelessness
These plans will turn Waterfront Station into a world-class hub (RENDERINGS)Daily Hive | Kenneth Chan | 2019-03-08 | Tagged: urban design, waterfront
The importance of thick networks in placemaking | Evergreenwww.evergreen.ca | @evergreencanada | 2019-03-11 | Tagged: Engagement for Real, placemaking
Rebuilding Cities, With Culture at the CoreCityLab | Tanvi Misra | 2019-03-12 | Tagged: resilience, arts and culture
Views with value: how cities preserve their defining vistasThe Guardian | Tom Brigden | 2019-03-13 | Tagged: urban design
‘Glimmer of hope’: Will modular housing make dent in Vancouver homeless numbers?Vancouver Sun | Dan Fumano | 2019-03-13 | Tagged: homelessness
Indigenous tenants occupy 44 per cent of Vancouver modular homesVancouver Courier | Mike Howell | 2019-03-13 | Tagged: housing, homelessness, Indigenous
B.C. building code adjusted upwards to allow 12-storey wood buildings | CBC Newswww.cbc.ca | @cbc | 2019-03-13 | Tagged: housing, urban design, architecture

March 7, 2019

Vancouver renoviction protections will be weaker than planned | The Starthestar.com | Jen St. Denis | 2019-02-27 | Tagged: City of Vancouver, housing
To Save Urban Planners, Cities Need Community Organizersnextcity.org | Oscar Perry Abello | 2019-02-28 | Tagged: urban planning, community
Jericho Lands development launches with assurances of ‘full consultation’Vancouver Courier | Naoibh O’Connor | 2019-03-03 | Tagged: Jericho Lands, urban planning, development, MST
Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate Statenextcity.org | Samuel Stein | 2019-03-04 | Tagged: real estate, development, urban planning
Decolonial Planning in North AmericaProgressive City | International | Annette Koh | 2019-03-04 | Tagged: city planning, intersectionality, reconciliation
To Design a Better City, Consider an ‘Eye-Level’ PerspectiveFortune | Timothy McDonald | 2019-03-05 | Tagged: urban design
City of Vancouver opens public discussion on future of Broadway corridor | CBC Newswww.cbc.ca | Ryan Patrick Jones | 2019-03-06 | Tagged:
After a decade of green, will Vancouver’s first citywide plan have a splash of blue?The Province | Christianne Wilhelmson: | 2019-03-07 | Tagged: city planning, city-wide plan, waterfront