transit

Messing with modal mindsets and travel brains

It strikes me that a lot of human behaviour involves adopting a default mindset for particular activities. For example, I […] Read more.

Richmond’s march to urbanism

Why Richmond? We spent the first ten days of our Vancouver sabbatical in Richmond, a more suburban area of the […] Read more.

The cartoon case for public transport

After my recent similar post about walkability proved popular, I thought I’d extend the theme to another mode of transport. […] Read more.

Five French Home Truths about Light Rail, Gold Coast Style

I found this list of five key aspects about the French approach to light rail in this article from City […] Read more.

Transit Oriented Development 101 – the six main things you need to know

One of the focal points of my 2013 Green Shoe Travel tour was how to integrate land use, transit and […] Read more.

If Estonia can do it…

If you follow me on Twitter you may have seen my recent tweet about Tallinn in Estonia. It became the […] Read more.

The European formula for liveable citiesZz

MILAN: Reminding me of some timeless truths for building a liveable city wHh The Maxims of Jane Jacobs We are […] Read more.

Finally, 10 take home messages from the BVI tour

Hey, any other bloggers out there, do you go throughout dry patches? I just did! But here I am, back […] Read more.

Some good reconnecting

Today’s review is of the work of the organisation Reconnecting America. It describes itself as follows: “Reconnecting America is a […] Read more.

The little city that could

As part of our current Buckley Vann International tour, we recently visited Port Moody, a small city of 35000 people […] Read more.