Friday, November 27, 2015

Rebecca Solnit
Wanderlust, A History of Walking
“In a sense the car has become a prosthetic..."

Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking “In a sense the car has become a prosthetic, and though prosthetics are...

Posted by The Sidewalk Ballet on Friday, November 27, 2015

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

From Punch 1927 —
Making the world safe for motocracy

Sunday, November 22, 2015

From Ecofiscal
Getting Traffic Moving in
Canada's Biggest City

Ecofiscal Commission has launched its latest report We Can’t Get There from Here: Why Pricing Congestion is Critical to Beating It. The report explains how we can’t simply build our way out of congestion, we also need to consider incentives. The report’s central recommendation is that Canada’s four largest cities run congestion pricing pilot projects, supported by all levels of government, to generate the practical knowledge and data necessary to include pricing in our long-term urban mobility plans. But what does that mean for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area? Read more: Getting Traffic Moving in Canada's Biggest City

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Innovation! Convertible perambulator
1951 model converts to bike side-car

The moment you realise pram ingenuity hit it its peak in 1951.

Posted by Mamamia on Monday, November 9, 2015

From — Citizen Jane

OCTOBER 11, 1997 It’s easy enough to find her. Just stroll westward past the bookstores and cafés of Bloor St and head north on leafy Albany Ave. Step up to the narrow red-brick house with the big front porch, and knock on the door. There will be a shuffling, and finally you will be greeted by a little old lady with an apple-doll face and a warm smile. Be careful, though: She isn’t what she seems. Read more: Citizen Jane

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

From The Guardian
The Mexico City superhero
wrestling for pedestrians' rights

"Walking around Mexico City may well be for the adventurous types, statistically speaking, but Mexico City is full of...

Posted by Project for Public Spaces on Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Thursday, November 5, 2015

From UBC School of Architecture
and Landscape Architecture

Cornelia Hahn Oberlander wins
2015 Margolese Prize

Congratulations to Landscape Architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, this year’s winner of the prestigious Margolese Prize....

Posted by UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture on Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015