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A Quick, Clear Explanation for Why Parking Minimums Hurt Cities

Ottawa’s 90-second PSA concisely outlines the damage of a policy set in the past.

A City Bureaucrat Created an Ode to an Ottawa Bus Route

How DJ and cultural planner Kwende Kefentse created a soundtrack for his city.


Building a Bike Culture in a City That Gets 88 Inches of Snow a Year

In Ottawa, getting wintertime cycling to take hold is a work in progress.


What Makes a Public Space Good for Democracy?

The best world capitals to raise a democratic ruckus. 


This Week in Bans: San Andreas Battles Wolf-Dogs

Also, Texas takes aim at drinking beer while tubing and the less said about Kenya's underwear-based moonshine, the better.


The Growing Popularity of Bus Rapid Transit

When designed the right way, a BRT line can be a smart alternative to more expensive modes of public transit.