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How skyscapers can save the city

(February 9, 2011) Harvard economist Edward Gleaser makes the case for denser cities in the March 2011 edition of The Atlantic. Below is an excerpt, with a link to the full article. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Let private enterprise build subways

(January 28, 2011) Private subways could be a profitable enterprise, and would save taxpayers money. All we need to do is let them build it. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: The failure of Chinese mothering

(Jan. 15, 2011) Western parents retain the edge in producing creators. Continue reading

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Energy Probe’s Executive Director Lawrence Solomon in Maclean’s article on road tolling

(Jan. 12, 2011) Lawrence Solomon was mentioned in Andrew Coyne’s feature for Maclean’s about road congestion in Canada and the possibility of road tolls as a solution. Continue reading

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Toronto’s Rush Hour Commute One Of The World’s Worst Says Maclean’s Magazine

(Jan. 11, 2010) Energy Probe’s Executive Director Lawrence Solomon tells Citytv that the best way for Toronto to solve its gridlock problem is to introduce road tolling. Continue reading

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