Vehicle Speed and Stopping Distance

Ryan McGreal, Published August 29, 2016
Vision Zero calls for a commitment to 30 km/h speed limits on most city streets in part because a vehicle's stopping distance increases dramatically with its speed.
Special Report: Walkable Streets | 3 Comments

Beckett Drive Closure Demonstrates Need for More Balanced Aberdeen

Nicholas Kevlahan, Published August 26, 2016
We can do a better job of balancing the understandable desire for cut-through drivers to save a bit of time with the equally-understandable desire of local residents to have a safer, more inclusive street for all uses.
Special Report: Walkable Streets | 16 Comments

Improvements Suggested for Claremont Access Cycling Design

Kevin Love, Published August 26, 2016
The proposed design is a huge improvement on the status quo, but it can be improved further with a few adjustments.
Special Report: Cycling | 9 Comments

All Saints Church Demolition

Ryan McGreal, Published August 25, 2016
Like the building itself, the promises of benefits from demolition - affordable housing, preserved features - are being stripped away.
Special Report: Heritage | 8 Comments

Yes, Brampton is Still a Cautionary Tale

Ryan McGreal, Published August 24, 2016
The city that turned down Provincial LRT funding has delayed any possible rapid transit by several years - and still has no guarantee of funding.
Special Report: Light Rail | 10 Comments

Two-Way Main Street Necessary for Downtown Vibrancy

Nicholas Kevlahan, Published August 24, 2016
Even if it's not necessary to mitigate traffic congestion, converting Main Street to two-way will provide other tangible benefits that will increase the overall success of the LRT investment.
Special Report: Light Rail | 10 Comments

Waterfront Trail Sunset Photo Tour

Jason Leach, Published August 24, 2016
It doesn't get much nicer than dinner on the waterfront, followed by a bike ride along the Waterfront Trail between Hamilton and Burlington.
Photo Essay | 3 Comments

Stills in Motion: In the Vinelands

Dave Harrison, Published August 24, 2016
A stark view of Beamsville.
Stills in Motion | 1 Comment

Hamilton Lucked Out With Bike-Share

Ryan McGreal, Published August 23, 2016
If just one little thing had happened differently with the request for proposals for a Hamilton bike-share, it might have been a disaster.
Special Report: Cycling | 18 Comments

Cappucino Planning and the Face of Public Space

Maureen Wilson, Published August 18, 2016
We need to ensure that our public spaces are conducive and welcoming to the greatest number of citizens from across the demographic and economic spectrum.
Commentary | 8 Comments

Getting to Turnover in Renaissance City, Part 3

Shawn Selway, Published August 17, 2016
Tn the case of securitized cash flow from Hamilton high-rises, the combination of market forces and regulations seems to work against the upkeep of buildings.

Getting to Turnover in Renaissance City, Part 2

Shawn Selway, Published August 16, 2016
Round two at the Landloard and Tenant Board unfolded much as the morning session had, except that everything was a touch sharper, a little more intense.

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