No way to run a modern city

February 26, 2008,AEST

It’s time to shake up and rearrange Greater Toronto. At Queen’s Park, the City of Toronto hardly exists. It’s being absorbed into the “Greater Golden Horseshoe,” an urban mass that sprawls from Brighton up through Orillia and down through the | Read More

Museum seeks $120M

February 24, 2008,AEST

Plans are evolving, but if the Cincinnati Museum Center succeeds in its quest for state, public and private funding, it will have up to $120 million. to restore its t1933 glory. It has asked Ohio for $20 million spread over | Read More

America’s 50 Greenest Cities | Popular Science

February 22, 2008,AEST

America’s 50 Greenest CitiesWant to see a model for successful and rapid environmental action? Don’t look to the federal government—check out your own town. Here, our list of the 50 communities that are leading the way. Does yours make the | Read More

Garden City lands eyed for urban food research

February 19, 2008,AEST

Brian Lewis looks at ‘farm to plate’ in Richmond British Columbia, Canada and how garden cities can help Read more @ Canada.com – Garden City lands eyed for urban food research.

The monstrosity next door

February 18, 2008,AEST

The City Council is considering a proposed ordinance that would curtail “mansionization.” If the measure passes, the maximum allowable size of a house on many residential lots would drop from about 7,000 square feet (excluding garage) to about 3,000. The | Read More

Hands off Greenbelt, urban planner says

February 16, 2008,AEST

Ottawa needs to redevelop to improve the lives of city residents but growth should not be in the Greenbelt, says Larry Beasley, one of Canada’s top urban planners and a senior adviser to the National Capital Commission. The chairman of | Read More

Boston, Cambridge recognized as green cities

February 16, 2008,AEST

Two Massachusetts cities made the top 10 list in the March issue of Popular Science’s 50 most innovative cities in the U.S. Boston was ranked third — behind San Francisco and Portland, Ore. — and Cambridge sixth on the list | Read More

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