Urban Local Streets; Supporting a People-Centred Approach;

from Local Streets to People Streets; in Support of Brownfields; the Opportunity for Greening; In a posting on an upcoming international conference in Stockholm on “Future of Places”, it is noted; “why cities… Continue reading

Time for Emotions: Thoughts of Separated Bike Lanes

the Thoughts of Separated Bike Lanes on a City Street Brings out the Emotions of Motorists and Cyclists   The Current Dialogue; Proposal for separated bike lanes (SBL) on 7th St. SW, Calgary… Continue reading

Winter Cycling

If you wish to expand the size of any image, then click on the image. Want to increase winter cycling in your city?  Then a winter cycling program must be actively undertaken.  Such… Continue reading

Cycling and Combined Mobility – Part 1

Cycling Creates Demand for Transit and Bus Trips If you wish to expand the size of any image, then click on the image. Why should transit system operators regard cyclists as their friends… Continue reading

Comments on Financing of Municipal and Regional Government Entities in Metro Vancouver BC

Thoughts on moving towards a property taxation system based on municipality services usage and special purpose targeted levies from market value property taxation scheme. If we want a certain type of metropolitan area,… Continue reading

Urban Community Planning for its Populace

Urban Community Planning People, Business, Community Spirit, Sustainability/Greening Leads to Land Use Its form, zoning, densification, distribution of lands – living, business, parks, green spaces, people spaces, and space for movement of people… Continue reading

New Bus-Cycling Lanes on Centre Street, Calgary AB

Calgary has recently installed bus-cycling lanes on sections of Centre Street.  The northbound bus-bicycle lane starts at 42nd Ave NW to Thorncrest Road NW.  The southbound bus-bicycle lane runs from 54th Ave NW… Continue reading