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New videos on Toronto’s transit problems and solutions

New videos on Toronto’s transit problems and solutions

A series of new videos developed by David Crowley, local transportation consultant and the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of...

Regional transit in Niagara no longer a “pilot project”

Regional transit in Niagara no longer a “pilot project”

In this era of public spending scrutiny, transit construction cost overruns, pilot projects have become an ideal way for municipalities...

Green bonds will help fund Eglinton LRT

Green bonds will help fund Eglinton LRT

The Province of Ontario will issue green bonds to help raise money for construction of the Eglington Crosstown LRT, making...

Toronto’s traffic problems are so bad, businesses are willing to pay for solutions

Toronto’s traffic problems are so bad, businesses are willing to pay for solutions

This week, the Toronto Region Board of Trade and Ontario Chamber of Commerce urged government to raise taxes to support...

You can’t go home again…

You can’t go home again…

Despite this warning, I’m throwing all caution to the wind and going home to Toronto. As my contract at the...

Insights from Dutch TOD practice

Insights from Dutch TOD practice

I started working on the iTOD project at the University of Amsterdam in July 2012. Our goal was to find...

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands

I’m live blogging today from an international seminar organized by GO-SPOOR, a community of research and practice that brings together...

Maastricht’s strategic vision

Maastricht’s strategic vision

Last week, our transport planning research group at the University of Amsterdam visited the Municipality of Maastricht (population 122,000), capital...

The future is now: Metro Vancouver’s Moving Forward plan

The future is now: Metro Vancouver’s Moving Forward plan

In an article in today’s Vancouver Sun (“Seven mayors weigh in–The case for funding public transit”, October 4, 2011), seven regional...

Royal Gala: SCARP turns 60

Royal Gala: SCARP turns 60

On February 3rd, SCARP held its 60th Anniversary Gala at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver. Over 300 people turned...

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