This issue of Curb explores the role of transportation in influencing the design, lived experience and identities of cities. It addresses the intersection between transportation, land-use, urban form and quality of life, examining how transportation systems have affected what our cities look like today and to envision alternatives to shape the cities of tomorrow. Some topics include Complete Streets, how rail shapes our cities, and the challenges and opportunities presented by aging infrastructure.
Informative, accessible and beautifully designed, Curb Magazine is one of Canada’s premier publications on the issues shaping cities, regions and rural areas today. Curb promotes knowledge-sharing across the country by publishing articles on innovative projects and research, best practices in planning and policy making, and community experience. Thoughtful, engaging articles explore a wide range of topics including urban design, housing, transportation, sustainability, civic engagement, and municipal and regional governance. Curb is produced by the City-Region Studies Centre through the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta.