Urban

17/06/16
Author: 
Cassidy Olivier and Kelly Sinoski

Metro Vancouver’s transportation funding stalemate ended Thursday with an agreement between three levels of government that will pour millions of dollars into capital funding for the first phase of the $7.5 billion, 10-year plan. 

17/06/16
Author: 
Cassidy Olivier and Kelly Sinoski

Metro Vancouver’s transportation funding stalemate ended Thursday with an agreement between three levels of government that will pour millions of dollars into capital funding for the first phase of the $7.5 billion, 10-year plan. 

21/05/16

João Tonucci and André Veloso interviewed by Stefan Kipfer

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19/05/16

First the good news:

After spending months ignoring the recommendations put forward by British Columbia's Climate Leadership team, Premier Christy Clark has finally found someone to take charge of this very important file.  

17/05/16
Author: 
Joan Lowy

This article discusses how cars without drivers would increase traffic and promote urban sprawl.

http://www.pressreader.com/canada/the-vancouver-sun/20160517/28196460694...

17/05/16
Author: 
Justine Hunter and Justin Giovannetti

Tuesday, May 17 - In the spring of 2015, B.C. Premier Christy Clark challenged jurisdictions around the world to meet or beat her province’s world-leading climate action plan. Now her government is wrestling with rising CO2 levels while Alberta and Ontario have moved aggressively to reduce their provincial greenhouse gas emissions.

ALBERTA

17/05/16
Author: 
Shawn McCarty and Richard Blackwell

Renewable energy companies see tremendous opportunity in Ontario’s climate-change plan, though skeptics question whether the proposed incentives and regulations will achieve the government’s goals and will impose costs that are unacceptable to voters.

17/05/16
Author: 
Ian Campbell, Michelle Edwards, Tom Pedersen, Matt Horne, Merran Smith, Tzeporah Berman, Nancy Olewiler

Seven members of B.C.'s Climate Leadership Team released the following open letter on May 17, 2016:

Dear Premier,

11/05/16
Author: 
Tyler Stiem

In the 1960s, Vancouver’s historic downtown was at risk of being razed for modern road projects – only for an extraordinary protest movement to turn the tide, helping transform it into one of North America’s most ‘liveable’ cities.

05/05/16
Author: 
Matt Robinson

More people bike to work in Vancouver than any other major city in North America — including U.S. cycling mecca Portland, new numbers from the City of Vancouver suggest.

About 10 per cent of all trips to work by city residents in 2015 were by bike, according to results of the city’s latest panel survey on transportation, presented Wednesday to councillors. That would put Vancouver well ahead of Portland, but staff caution they will need to compare the results of the 2016 census to those of the American community survey to confirm Vancouver’s No. 1 ranking.

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