The first event of The Places Project took place on March 23rd under a sunny spring sky. Thank you to all who came out and made the event such a success. It was inspiring to see a mix of … [Read more...] about Off and walking: Victoria’s new urban exploration project
Walkability is the focus for the first event of The Places Project on Saturday, March 23, 2013 in the Greater Victoria neighbourhood of Burnside Gorge. What factors contribute to a walkable … [Read more...] about Exploring walkability in Burnside Gorge community of Greater Victoria
We are pleased with the growth of our urban ideas blog since it was launched about six months ago. The content is growing and we are attracting an engaging group of 'urban explorers' as both … [Read more...] about New features for a new year
It's great to see young engineers starting to look at urban streets as places where pedestrians and cyclists are a good thing, rather than a dangerous inconvenience. Recently, a group of Engineering … [Read more...] about Engineering students make cycling a priority
Once a month, people in the Greater Victoria region (British Columbia, Canada) who have professional and personal interests in community resiliency and sustainability get together for breakfast. The … [Read more...] about Networking and collaborating for creative change
I'm a great believer in the power of walking tours. There's a unique value in getting people together in small groups and walking the streets of a city to see, really see, what's really there. That … [Read more...] about Walking tours: a closer look at our urban world
What is the “population pyramid” of your city, or the cities where you have lived? And what do those demographics say about the 'soul' of the city? Colloquially speaking, Victoria (BC, Canada) where … [Read more...] about Do Cities Have Souls?