Montreal has been making great progress in creating pedestrianized streets and enhancing pedestrian priority areas. The number of pedestrian-friendly areas has grown to nearly 56 projects, making Montreal the focal point for pedestrianization in Canada. Montreal stands in marked contrast
Here is a great idea that turns necessity into a virtue - covering unattractive utility boxes with beautiful art! Many cities are turning to utility box wraps to eliminate the unattractive visual impact of this necessary infrastructure crowding our public streets.
(This article was originally published in Ontario Planning Vol. 29 No. 3, May/June, 2014) Summary: This article highlights two examples of cultural venues' contributions to downtown vitality - Brantford and Ottawa. Harmony Square in Brantford was created to spark outdoor programming
(This article was originally published in Plan Canada, Summer 2011.) Summary: Brantford, Ontario experienced an economic crisis which damaged its downtown. This article explains how downtown Brantford has reinvented itself as a creative economy as promoted in the report 'Ontario in