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Travelling to YYZ is about to get better–at a price

Travelling to YYZ is about to get better–at a price

Many cities have rail links to their airports, including Vancouver, New York, London, Amsterdam, and Paris. Although many of these...

Most population growth in Canadian suburbs

Most population growth in Canadian suburbs

A new report by David Gordon and Isaac Shirokoff at Queen’s University School of Urban and Regional Planning has found...

Year end wrap-up

Year end wrap-up

In the Urban Planning group at the University of Amsterdam (UVA in Dutch), it’s become a tradition to end the school...

Transit? Who needs it?

Transit? Who needs it?

New Toronto mayor Rob Ford has been making headlines: and not in a good way. Ford has long been a...

Toronto’s “class divide”

Toronto’s “class divide”

Many researchers in Toronto have become experts at mapping the city’s spatial, cultural, ethnic, and political trends. A few years...

The end of suburbia?

The end of suburbia?

As many of you know, there have been some very interesting developments in American cities over the past couple of...

Save Transit City

Save Transit City

I’m getting pretty tired of writing about great policies and projects that we’ve proposed in Canada, only to have to...

Whitopias

Whitopias

Many researchers are concerned about ethnic concentrations in our cities, particularly in the US. Researcher Rich Benjamin’s latest book Searching...

Suburban nostalgia

Suburban nostalgia

Among my colleagues in urban planning, suburbia is seen as one of the most powerful forces shaping our towns and...