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No Freeways, but what about those Viaducts? re:CONNECT Ideas Competition launched!

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 04:23 AM
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by Brent Toderian last modified Oct 21, 2011

One of the bedrocks of the Vancouver city-building story, which we often refer to as "the most important decision Vancouver ever made", was the dramatic rejection of inner city freeways in the late 60's/early 70's.  This left our city frequently referenced as the only major North America city without a freeway. That decision led us down the very different and counter-intuitive path for livability, mobility, inner city density and urbanism that has come to be referred to as "the Vancouver Model". read more





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