Jane's Walk in Quebec City
If you want to know what works in a city and what doesn't, take a walk through its streets. That's what Canadian urban activist and writer Jane Jacobs used to say, as kind of the ultimate test of what makes a city liveable. In 2007 after she died, people in Toronto decided to follow in her footsteps, and organized the first Jane's Walk. The idea quickly spread, and now it's held in communities across Canada and around the world.
The first Jane's Walk in Quebec City takes place tomorrow (Saturday, May 5th). Susan speaks with organizers Paul Murphy, geography student at Laval Univeristy, and Catherine Boisclair, of the organization Accès Transport Viable.