Tag Archives: Calgary

25 Most transit-friendly cities of Canada

Below is a list of the 25 most transit-oriented cities in Canada based on data provided by MoneySense utilizing 2006 Census transit data. The percentage given represents the percent of commuters who utilize mass transit. As one can see, the race for the top spot … Continue reading

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Sounds that personify place

Placemaking is a catch-phrase too ‘oft used in economic development and urban planning circles. Each and every place on this lovely sphere should be unique unto itself and not simply “created” in a Dislandic marketing-style scheme. A sense of place … Continue reading

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