About Here

Uytae Lee uses his background in urban design to rethink the city. A graduate of Dalhousie University's Community Design program, Uytae focuses on urban planning issues in Vancouver in About Here.   

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Episodes

About Here What's transportation going to look like after the pandemic? Classroom Favourites

In this episode, Uytae Lee explores transportation networks - and how they’ll recover after the pandemic. Are we headed for more traffic congestion than ever before? Is public transit doomed? Should we pursue alternative methods such as cycling and walking? Uytae walks you through the important questions.
  • 2021
  • 00:08:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/15/2021

About Here Explore the rise and fall of the traditional workplace

The pandemic has many of us asking, “is the office obsolete?” Well, it turns out it’s not the first time we’ve thought about it. In this video, CBC columnist Uytae Lee explores the history of remote work and how offices have stayed relevant throughout the years.
  • 2020
  • 00:09:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/14/2021

About Here Explore the demise of the nightclub and how nightlife could be revived post pandemic

It's pretty hard to physically distance yourself at a club, so it should come as no shock that the COVID-19 pandemic left the nightlife industry struggling, with many nightclubs at risk of closing down permanently. But statistics show nightlife venues were already on the decline before anyone had heard of the coronavirus. In this video, CBC columnist Uytae Lee explores ...
  • 2020
  • 00:09:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/14/2021

About Here Vancouver's Street Food

For a city that’s as culturally rich and diverse as Vancouver, its street food scene feels a bit sparse. The reason behind that? Uytae Lee says a plethora of restrictive regulations created by a lot of behind-the-scenes drama.
  • 2019
  • 00:05:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/14/2021

About Here Explore the history and future of the handshake

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have stopped shaking hands and opted for other greetings like the elbow bump or foot tap. In this video, CBC columnist Uytae Lee asks why we ever shook hands – a social norm now turned faux-pas – in the first place.
  • 2020
  • 00:07:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/14/2021

About Here Vancouver's Streetcar Drama

The City of Vancouver piloted the Olympic Demonstration Line 10 years ago to promote the idea of streetcars as an alternative to buses and skytrains in the city. Uytae Lee learns that differing perspectives and priorities at TransLink make it very unlikely that it will return anytime soon.
  • 2020
  • 00:06:16
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 07/12/2021

About Here The Problem with the Lions Gate Bridge

Every ship that’s headed for the Vancouver Harbour needs to fit underneath the Lions Gate Bridge, which has a clearance height of 61 metres. The problem, according to Uytae Lee, is that many of the largest cruise ships in the world are too tall to pass through and are choosing instead to dock at other destinations such as Victoria and ...
  • 2019
  • 00:05:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/12/2021

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