Canada blows post-oil economic opportunities

Canada blows post-oil economic opportunities >> Times Colonist, July 7, 2009. This one of those articles that would have slipped off on the sidelines if it weren’t for the diligent folk at the Sightline Institute scouring the media for relevant news. There was a time when politicians claimed Canada would become a world leader in clean, green technologies — that our educated workforce, abundant resources … Continue reading Canada blows post-oil economic opportunities

The high cost of ‘free’ parking

The high cost of ‘free’ parking >> Vancouver Sun, July 7, 2009. A very important article in the back of the Vancouver Sun’s Tuesday edition.  Usually you find important transport information on Friday’s when nobody is reading, but this one is a guest opinion-editorial from the looks of it. Municipal regulations requiring urban developments to provide on-site parking seem innocuous and receive little attention in … Continue reading The high cost of ‘free’ parking