“Streets” Best Match
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...
Creating Sticky Streets
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...A recently article on Torontoist argues that Toronto needs stickier streets. While that may initially sound like an odd title, a “sticky” street is simply one where people want...
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...
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...
Single-Use Items vs. City Streets: How to Reduce and Recycle in the Urban Arena
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...from single-use food service items. How can we reduce and reuse in the urban arena? How do we integrate sustainability into this disposable culture, starting with on our streets? Vancouver...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...