A look at how history has shaped Calgary’s streets and created oddities in our roads that we must now consider.

Warehouse district shows how the momentum of history can trump good design choices.

The subtlety of car-first thinking

Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, ‘We’ve always done it this way’. That is a quote from “Amazing” Grace Hopper (pictured), a pioneering computer scientist who is credited with creating the first compiler for a computer programming language. Her disdain for the status quo helped accelerate the field of computer science, but her philosophy can be applied to a very broad set of topics. Today we will see how the status quo can make its way into Calgary’s streets, leaving oddities

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