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Creating Sticky Streets

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...to stay. Sticky streets are beautiful streets that do more than just move people, they also create a place. To create stickier streets is to create more opportunities to live...

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What Beautiful Streets Have in Common

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...Much more than routes for traffic, streets are a cornerstone of public space in the city. Beauty may not be the most significant factor for these spaces, but it...

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The Global Growth of Complete Streets

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...Are streets for cars or people? As the environmental, social and equity impacts of the private car on cities are better understood, a complete streets approach, which provides an...

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Autonomous Vehicles Can Foster Streets as Places

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...what these future streets might look like. Viewing streets as more than space for vehicles can support the notion of streets as places, which has re-emerged in recent years. This...

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Fixing Traffic Engineering

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...During the latter half of the 20th century, traffic engineering was based on the principles of “forgiving design“. Under this approach, streets were widened and curbside features were removed...

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Women Walking and the “Gender Step Gap”

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...that aren’t walkable are most dangerous for women to walk in. In places where streets are unsafe, women are more likely to choose to drive, take a taxi, or stay...

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Our Favourite Urban Places: #IBIhappycities

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...Over the last month, IBI Group has been running an Instagram contest with the hashtag #IBIHappyCities. According to the Happy Streets lab, things that have been proven to boost...

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Is Vancouver Ready to Grow from Laneways to Living Lanes?

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...Written by Mitchell Reardon Land in Vancouver is among the world’s most valuable, yet 27% of it is used for roads, streets and laneways. At $150 per square foot,...

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Are Bike Lanes Good for Small Business?

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...Business Improvement Association in Vancouver was initially opposed to the addition of bike lanes on downtown streets. But after surveying their customers, they soon realized that most shoppers weren’t arriving...

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Maintaining Neon Glory

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...buildings. “We’re being led by the nose into a hideous jungle of signs. They’re outsized, outlandish, and outrageous. They’re desecrating our buildings, cluttering our streets, and — this is the...

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