Mountain Doodles Archive

Date Title
May 9, 2024 Parental Help in Property Ownership
Apr 23, 2024 Population timelines update
Apr 11, 2024 Migrating to quarto
Apr 11, 2024 What if recent apartment buildings in Vancouver were 20% taller?
Jan 16, 2024 First time buyer Lorenz curves revisited
Aug 17, 2023 Housing Outcomes
Jun 27, 2023 Housing targets
Jun 20, 2023 Metro Vancouver Planning Regimes
Feb 20, 2023 Investing in definitions and framing
Feb 6, 2023 A Brief History of Vancouver Planning & Development Regimes
Dec 17, 2022 Analyzing Ballot Composition in Vancouver
Nov 24, 2022 New Premier New Housing Policy
Oct 3, 2022 Still Short: Suppressed Households in 2021
Sep 27, 2022 Where did all the cheap rents go?
Sep 12, 2022 Rent growth in GDP
Aug 18, 2022 25 Years of Structural Change
Jul 29, 2022 Tumbling turnover
Jun 30, 2022 A brief history of Canadian real estate investors
Jun 12, 2022 Ins and outs of CMHC data
May 27, 2022 Residential mobility in Canada
May 21, 2022 Nanaimo Station
May 17, 2022 On Broadway
May 11, 2022 Children are good, actually
May 6, 2022 Estimating Suppressed Household Formation
Apr 26, 2022 Planning for scarcity
Mar 30, 2022 What’s up with Squamish?
Mar 29, 2022 UBCM Shenanigans
Feb 18, 2022 Vacancy rates and rent change, 2021 update
Feb 17, 2022 Census quirks; using UBC area as an example
Feb 15, 2022 Deadbeat Neighbourhoods
Feb 14, 2022 Unoccupied Canada
Feb 11, 2022 Deadbeat zoning
Feb 9, 2022 Canada’s 2021 census, part 1
Jan 31, 2022 No shortage in Housing BS
Nov 28, 2021 First Peek at Population and Household Data During COVID & Caveats
Nov 21, 2021 Three Years of Speculation & Vacancy Tax Data
Nov 20, 2021 Acting locally on housing
Oct 17, 2021 CensusMapper (p)review
Oct 3, 2021 Fixing parking
Sep 25, 2021 Elections fun - 2021 edition
Sep 7, 2021 Transnational property ownership in Canada
Aug 30, 2021 Thoughts on vaccine effectivess estimates
Aug 21, 2021 Satellites, Sprawl, and City Six-Packs
Aug 13, 2021 Commodity and Keeping it in the Family
Jul 25, 2021 Lots of Opportunity: Estimating the Zoning Tax in Vancouver
Jun 8, 2021 Basement Confidential: Vancouver’s Informal Housing Stock
Mar 29, 2021 Forced Out in Canada: New Data from CHS
Mar 10, 2021 Vaxx vs VOCs
Mar 4, 2021 Data variants
Feb 21, 2021 On COVID and exponential growth
Feb 10, 2021 Industrial Strength Zombies: Vancouver Edition
Feb 3, 2021 Bartholomew’s dot destiny
Jan 30, 2021 On COVID Trend lines
Jan 25, 2021 Rethinking the “foreignness” of owners living abroad
Jan 15, 2021 Capital Gains Income
Jan 6, 2021 Vancouver’s pandemic weather
Jan 2, 2021 BC back to (COVID) school
Dec 21, 2020 Covid testing data in BC
Dec 7, 2020 What to Expect from an Empty Homes Tax
Nov 10, 2020 TongFen
Oct 22, 2020 COVID-19 Data in BC
Oct 2, 2020 CHS Core Housing Need
Sep 28, 2020 First-time buyer Lorenz curves
Sep 21, 2020 Income mixing and segregation
Sep 8, 2020 Covid school modelling
Aug 27, 2020 Keeping the Leavers
Aug 25, 2020 Covid Series 3 Survey
Jul 6, 2020 Canadian 1996 Census
May 27, 2020 On mixing covid-19 and census data
May 25, 2020 Projections and self-fulfilling prophecies
May 20, 2020 Toward universal TongFen: Change in polling district voting patterns
May 13, 2020 COVID-19 data in Canada, effective reproduction rates
Apr 23, 2020 Census tract level T1FF tax data
Apr 19, 2020 COVID deaths in context by weeks
Apr 10, 2020 Covid-19 data in Canada
Mar 31, 2020 Context for Covid-19 mortality so far
Mar 22, 2020 Behaviour change in response to COVID-19
Mar 9, 2020 Knock Knock, Anybody Home?
Mar 3, 2020 Overnight Visitors and Crude Travel Vectors
Feb 19, 2020 Wealth vs income
Feb 2, 2020 Disaster response maps
Jan 27, 2020 Mythical oversupply
Jan 26, 2020 Unoccupied dwellings data
Jan 24, 2020 Keep on moving
Jan 15, 2020 2019 CMHC Rental Market Survey
Jan 6, 2020 Flow Maps
Dec 9, 2019 Fun with parking tickets
Nov 26, 2019 Property tax snacks
Nov 23, 2019 Canadian Housing Survey
Oct 29, 2019 Commuter growth
Oct 22, 2019 Elections fun
Oct 17, 2019 Rents and incomes
Oct 16, 2019 Rents and vacancy rates
Oct 7, 2019 Spatial autocorrelation & co
Sep 6, 2019 Job vacancies
Sep 2, 2019 Low income vs new dwellings
Aug 19, 2019 Running on Empties
Aug 12, 2019 MIRHPP tradeoffs
Aug 1, 2019 On Vancouver population projections
Jul 14, 2019 Taxing Toxic Demand: Early Results
Jul 7, 2019 Shaughnessy Townhomes
Jun 25, 2019 How not to analyze the roots of the affordability crisis
Jun 21, 2019 Frequent transit zoning
Jun 18, 2019 Some notes on investor and corporate ownership of residential properties
Jun 15, 2019 Census custom timelines
Jun 12, 2019 Simple Metrics for Deciding if You Have Enough Housing
Jun 9, 2019 Vancouver population density over time
Jun 4, 2019 Multi-Census Tongfen
Jun 3, 2019 2001 Census Data (and TongFen)
Apr 24, 2019 Population weighted densities
Apr 20, 2019 A bedroom is a bedroom
Apr 15, 2019 VSB X-Boundary
Mar 27, 2019 Density timelines
Mar 17, 2019 City density patterns
Mar 2, 2019 Airbnb updates
Feb 27, 2019 Tax Speculations
Feb 21, 2019 Planned displacement
Feb 15, 2019 Vancouver renters
Feb 4, 2019 Vancouver election individual ballots
Feb 3, 2019 There is no Brain Drain, but there might be Zombies
Jan 31, 2019 The Fleecing of Canadian Millenials
Jan 9, 2019 High-value homes
Dec 17, 2018 How are condos used?
Nov 28, 2018 Moving Penalty
Nov 28, 2018 Vacancy rate and rent change
Oct 28, 2018 Understanding income distributions across geographies and time
Oct 22, 2018 Toronto wards
Oct 17, 2018 The rise and fall of Vancouver eligible voters
Oct 16, 2018 Naked Buildings Map
Oct 13, 2018 Council candidate neighbourhoods
Aug 21, 2018 Airbnb and STR licences
Aug 16, 2018 Gross migration
Aug 10, 2018 Taxing property instead of income in B.C.
Jul 28, 2018 Active Fire
Jul 22, 2018 Fact-checking Vancouver’s Swamp Drainers
Jul 17, 2018 Making Room
Jul 13, 2018 Aboriginal overrepresentation in correctional services and police checks
Jun 21, 2018 Skytrain rents
Jun 14, 2018 Interprovincial Migration
Jun 4, 2018 Vancouver Streets and Lanes
May 28, 2018 Extra School Tax Calculator
May 25, 2018 Short Term Rental Licenses
May 23, 2018 Teardowns and Emissions
May 11, 2018 Building Height Profiles
May 1, 2018 A modest school-tax proposal
Mar 28, 2018 Frontage
Mar 12, 2018 Transit Data
Feb 28, 2018 Extra School Tax
Feb 24, 2018 Taxable Dwelling Density
Feb 22, 2018 Building Permits
Feb 8, 2018 Neighbourhood Level Census Data
Feb 1, 2018 Real Estate Industry
Jan 25, 2018 Empty Suites
Jan 12, 2018 Pedestrian counts, or when the kindergardener needs to use the bathroom
Jan 11, 2018 Local vs Overseas Investors
Jan 9, 2018 School Traffic
Dec 11, 2017 Some Thoughts on the “Supply Myth”
Dec 1, 2017 What’s a Household?
Nov 29, 2017 Journey To Work
Nov 28, 2017 Under Construction
Nov 21, 2017 Byelection Data
Nov 15, 2017 StatCan Web Maps
Nov 7, 2017 Renting in Toronto
Nov 2, 2017 Updated Foreign Buyers Data
Nov 1, 2017 Playing with Medians
Oct 26, 2017 A First Look At Vancouver Housing Data
Oct 23, 2017 Trick-or-Treat 2017
Oct 21, 2017 Boomer Exodus?
Oct 15, 2017 VSB Vulnerable Students
Sep 29, 2017 A Retrospective Look at NHS Income Data
Sep 26, 2017 Evolution of the Income Distribution
Sep 18, 2017 Zoned for Who?
Sep 14, 2017 Income - A First Look
Sep 9, 2017 Amazon - The Canadian Data
Aug 24, 2017 dot-density
Aug 23, 2017 Density
Aug 6, 2017 Millennials Redux
May 16, 2017 Lifeblood
Apr 10, 2017 Surprise Maps
Apr 3, 2017 Marine Gateway and Joyce-Collingwood
Mar 22, 2017 Comparing Censuses
Mar 6, 2017 RS Population Change
Mar 1, 2017 Transit Explorer
Feb 21, 2017 More on Teardowns
Feb 10, 2017 2016 Census Data - Part 1
Jan 25, 2017 Jane Jacobs’ Vancouver
Jan 18, 2017 Bumper Year for Thumb Twiddlers
Jan 17, 2017 The Coveted $1.2m - $1.6m Vote
Jan 16, 2017 2017 Vancouver Assessment Data
Dec 13, 2016 Updated Property Tax Data
Nov 26, 2016 Character Retention
Nov 18, 2016 Interactive Isochrones
Oct 21, 2016 Trick-or-Treat 2016
Oct 4, 2016 Secondary Suites and Taxes
Sep 14, 2016 Measuring Housing Affordability
Aug 31, 2016 Quick Guide to Income Data
Aug 24, 2016 Mobi Running Stats
Aug 16, 2016 Mobi – a First Look
Aug 4, 2016 What’s up with RT?
Jul 26, 2016 Bike Share Map
Jul 6, 2016 Mixing Data
Jun 17, 2016 SDH Zoning and Land Use
May 20, 2016 FSR
May 16, 2016 My Global Bike Map
May 4, 2016 Census Mapping for Everyone
May 2, 2016 Census Week
Apr 20, 2016 TOD Mode Share
Apr 6, 2016 TOD
Apr 1, 2016 On Houses and Dirt
Mar 28, 2016 On Mixed Use
Mar 27, 2016 Surrey Traffic Loop Counts
Mar 8, 2016 Unoccupied Dwellings
Mar 5, 2016 Physical SFH Form Over Time
Mar 2, 2016 Property Taxes and Land Use
Feb 29, 2016 Land Use, Roads (and Parking)
Feb 10, 2016 On Condos
Feb 1, 2016 Loss of Character
Jan 31, 2016 Land Use Data
Jan 24, 2016 Work vs Twiddling Thumbs
Jan 18, 2016 On Teardowns
Jan 17, 2016 Updated Vancouver Assessment Data
Dec 27, 2015 Canvas vs SVG
Dec 15, 2015 Bike Data
Dec 14, 2015 Bike Routing
Dec 13, 2015 How to make a bike map
Oct 24, 2015 Census Drilldown
Sep 28, 2015 Census Mapper
Aug 25, 2015 The Hidden Mortgage
Jun 23, 2015 Vancouver 2011 Census Data on Housing
May 31, 2015 Tax Density in Vancouver
Apr 1, 2015 Vancouver Bike Paths
Mar 23, 2015 Vancouver Assessment Data
Nov 5, 2014 Mapping CACs
Sep 7, 2014 Vancouver High Value Improvements Map
Sep 5, 2014 Vancouver Teardown Map
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