Planet S Mag Column #8 – Alberta Envy

Planet S Mag Column #8 - Alberta Envy
My latest column for Planet S hit the streets today – I get to gush over my civics-crushes on Mayors Nenshi and Iveson in Calgary and Edmonton while examining how Saskatoon stacks up against those cities on Active Transportation (hint-  not well): Alberta Envy Sean Shaw Published Thursday October 31, 11:19 am Progressive politics are ...

The Best City for Cycling in the World? Groningen, NE

Streetfilms has a great synopsis of the origin and current state of cycling in the city of Groningen, Netherlands – a place many have called the best city for cycling in the world. Of course this isn’t directly transferable to Saskatoon, but the account of how the powers-that-be in the 1970s made the conscious decision ...

Planet S Magazine Column #6 – They Gravelled Paradise…

Planet S Magazine Column #6 - They Gravelled Paradise...
My latest column for Planet S Magazine hit the rack today.  This time around I examine why there are so many vacant lots/surface parking lots in our downtown core, their negative effects, and what other North American cities are doing to encourage development on these prime pieces of real estate (HERE): They Gravelled Paradise… Sean ...