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Maybe Keep the Viaducts Up…

Who knew that after 40 years of suffering from the traffic and noise generated by the Georgia Viaducts, Strathcona loses again since “a direct arterial connection is being proposed that is likely to INCREASE traffic on Prior Street. The City has advised that any consideration of traffic-calming and amenity improvements along Prior Street would not… Continue reading Maybe Keep the Viaducts Up…

History · Transportation · urban design

Trouble in Instanbul?

Working-class neighborhoods have been cleared of their inhabitants to make way for villas and hotels. Public schools and hospitals, some in historic buildings, are being sold to private developers. And a third bridge across the Bosporus is planned, which would bring roads and development to a large swath of forest land in the city’s northern… Continue reading Trouble in Instanbul?