Most cities in Canada and the U.S. are lacking in infrastructure to move millions of people safely and affordably. With some notable exceptions, such as Vancouver and Calgary, no successful rapid transit infrastructure projects have been built in Canadian cities for decades.
Environmental Commissioner says the Ontario government appears to have forgotten one of the important goals of its own Green Energy and Green Economy Act.
The Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH) will be holding its bi-annual conference in the Baltimore, Maryland in the Fall of 2011. The conference will be based at the Tremonts—the Tremont Plaza Hotel and Tremont Grand meeting facility located in downtown Baltimore and will run from Thursday, November 17 through Sunday, November [...]
Drawing delegates from across North America, Sustainability Applied 2011 will be a results-driven, interactive event focused on inspiring and driving action on sustainability and breaking down barriers to change.
Curious what it’s going to take to become the Greenest City in the world by 2020? Find out what thousands of people have said by checking out the draft Greenest City 2020 Action Plans at http://talkgreenvancouver.ca. It’s going to take actions – small and large – from the whole city and residents like you to [...]
“Eco-Logical” The Power of Green Cities to Shape the Future
Image via Wikipedia Toronto – The government is failing to follow through on all of its environmental promises, says Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller. “This government rightly prides itself on the progress it has made in passing legislation to protect the environment,” says Miller, “but actions on the ground often undermine it.” In his 2009/2010 Annual [...]