In the News

Designing happy cities with Mitchell ReardonShared Space podcast with Erin Peavey

Vibrant Metro Vancouver neighbourhoods face urban decay as businesses become COVID-19 casualties – News1130

‘Happy cities need to make spaces for people, not cars’ – The Hindu

‘There’s nothing else like it’: El Mirador building with unique design, at risk – Edmonton Journal

Cities, technology, and happiness: a look at the future – Baha’i World News Service 

Inspire Jericho’ talks launch with Charles Montgomery of Happy City – Vancouver Courier 

#20ReasonsToBike: Riding a bike to work may be the secret to happiness – The Georgia Straight

How to make cities happier, healthier and better equipped to fight climate change – CBC Windsor 

CivicCon Live: ‘Happy City’ with Charles Montgomery on Monday – Pensacola News Journal 

CivicCon: How city design affects people’s happiness, and how happy people affect a city’s success – Pensacola News Journal 

Charles Montgomery: Cities can ‘push us apart, or draw us together’ – Pensacola News Journal 

The psychological tricks designers use to make cities happier places – WIRED

Designing Cities Around Happiness – Thousand Oaks Acorn

COMMENTARY: Forget commuter rail; high-speed bus lanes better option for HRM – Chronicle Herald 

Canadian ‘Happy City’ urbanist Charles Montgomery was asked how to make Perth a happier city and his response was very amusing – ABC Radio Perth

Natura’s parkside homes designed with community in mind – Vancouver Sun 

‘Happy cities need to make spaces for people, not cars’ – The Hindu

What’s behind the Tomo name of a new cohousing project? – Georgia Straight

Making connections – Globe and Mail

Cohousing project in Vancouver – Daily Hive

Cohousing Lite enters the Vancouver housing lexicon – The Courier

Cities Are Creating Car-Free Zones to Ease Congestion And PollutionNPR 

People are nicer to each other when they move more slowly’: how to create happier cities – The Guardian 

Walking Towards a Happy City – Walk 21 Vienna

La ciudad justa, verde, eficiente y feliz son el mismo lugar – El Pais

Happy City Heroes – Power and Influence

Happiness and cities: dispatch from the Academy of Urbanism – Monocle Radio

Christchurch Convention Centre location a ‘mistake’ – The Press, Christchurch; On-line

Why sprawling, car dependent cities are making us miserable? – TV New Zealand; TV

How can we make Vancouver happier? – CBC News; TV

The psychology of ‘no’: Vancouver transit vote is case study in why it’s so hard to do what makes us happy – National Post; Print

How Cities Make Us Sick – CBC News; TV

Voices of New Economies: An Interview With Charles Montgomery – Cities for People; On-line

Can we have happy sprawl – 720 AM, ABC Perth; Radio

How to make cities that make people happy – The Globe and Mail; Print

Choosing the happy city – Rethinking Transportation: New Voices, New Ideas; Video

Designing The Happy City – 94.9 FM, Seattle News & Information; Radio

Ballet of the Sidewalk– Metropolis Magazine; Print

Urban walking is a legal high, so why are cities cruel to pedestrians?– The Globe and Mail; Print

What makes a city, happy? – The Arcade; Podcast

Building Happier, Healthier, and More Sustainable Cities – Urban Land; On-line