Here is an interesting assessment of Vancouver from the viewpoint of a transit planning consultant. One of the main points is that Vancouver represents the city of the future, based on the Asian model, high density and fewer cars.
From the photographs he posts, my opinion stated here has not changed. I still see lots of tall, uninteresting buildings which in my opinion, for what it's worth, detracts from my overall impression of it.
Scenes from Saturday's March for Science
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