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Successful placemaking with an iconic new foot/bike bridge

It’s not often that communities have a chance to create something new that is truly iconic which also has the chance to become the very symbol of the community. The fact that doing so can also be a placemaking opportunity … Continue reading

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Canada’s most walkable cities for 2014

As ranked by walkscore.com, below is the list of those larger Canadian cities with an average walk score of 50 or greater. Here is a breakdown of what each city’s average score represents: 90-100 = Walker’s Paradise – daily errands do not require a … Continue reading

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