Monday, February 25, 2013

From Price Tags — The (2nd) Biggest
Public-sector Mistake in B.C. Urbanism

Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo
When asked for an opinion, in The Province article below, as to what Kelowna should do, Gordon Price suggested “focus on increasing transit and public infrastructure investment downtown.”

And from his post on

In fact, there is no shortage of municipal institutional development in downtown Kelowna: art gallery, civic theatre, library, stadium, law courts, City Hall. But one big thing is missing: a university. In fact, next to overbuilding motordom, that’s the single biggest error this Province has made in urban planning. Ever since SFU, we’ve insisted on putting our new universities on tops of mountains:

Read more: The biggest public-sector mistake in B.C. urbanism | Price Tags

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