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Gordon Price

Gordon Price, Vancouver development

Gordon Price, is the Director of The City Program at Simon Fraser University. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia, where he developed and teaches the course ‘Vancouver and Its Times.’ In 2002, he finished his sixth term as a City Councillor in Vancouver, BC. He also served on the Board of the Greater Vancouver Regional District and was appointed to the first board of the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority (TransLink) in 1999. Mr. Price is also a regular lecturer on transportation and land use for the City of Portland, Oregon and Portland State University. He has written several extensive essays on Vancouver and transportation issues – The Deceptive City, Local Politician’s Guide to Urban Transportation – and has been published in numerous journals, including those of the American and Canadian Planning Associations. In 2003, he received the Plan Canada Award for Article of the Year – “Land Use and Transportation: The View from ’56” – from the Canadian Institute of Planners – He has spoken at numerous conventions and conferences in many countries, writes a monthly column for Business in Vancouver on civic issues, and conducts tours and seminars on the development of Vancouver. He also publishes an electronic magazine on urban issues, with a focus on Vancouver, called “Price Tags” – www.pricetags.ca. He sits on the Boards of the Sightline Institute and the International Centre for Sustainable Cities.   Click here to visit his website

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