Terry Fowler

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City Environmental Policy: Connecting the Dots

In the previous chapter, national and international issues in environmental policy, especially as they relate to cities, were outlined by Trevor Price. Our purpose is to link these issues to the ground level, to particular cities and places. Abstract principles notwithstanding, whether or not we fit gracefully into the biosphere is still expressed and often determined locally, even personally. Continue reading

Transportation Policy in Canadian Cities

Sometimes, when I am out in the city very early in the morning or very late at night, I wonder about the others who are up at that time as well. “Where are you all going at this ungodly hour?” I ask them rhetorically and somewhat indignantly, since I expected to have the streets to myself. One could ask the same question at rush hour, I suppose, but then the answer would be more predictable and prosaic. But just as meaningful. Continue reading