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Federal Transit Administration awards 21 TOD Planning Awards in pilot program

Federal Transit Administration awards 21 TOD Planning Awards in pilot program

Last week the US Federal Transit Administration Transit-Oriented Planning Pilot Program awarded 21 grants for comprehensive planning work in 17...

Should we regulate real estate speculation?

Should we regulate real estate speculation?

Real estate speculation happens across the country, but is particularly popular in our largest cities. Some say foreign ownership and...

How dense should Eglington be?

How dense should Eglington be?

With the Eglington Crosstown LRT scheduled for completion by 2020, developers are eyeing sites along its 19km length. Eglington is...

A detailed look at how Toronto voted in 2014

A detailed look at how Toronto voted in 2014

Election maps are hot, but this one shows what happened in a lot more detail. Web developer and designer Pete...

Vancouver’s CACs do little to supply affordable housing

Vancouver’s CACs do little to supply affordable housing

Community Amenity Contributions (CACs) are one of the contributions developers are required to make in Vancouver to support affordable housing,...

Restore the mandatory long-form Census

Restore the mandatory long-form Census

In July 2010, the decision to scrap the long-form Census was made quickly and with very little time to mount...

Position Primer from Women in Toronto Politics

Position Primer from Women in Toronto Politics

For those of you confused by the plethora of candidates in Toronto’s upcoming election, Women in Toronto Politics has developed...

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...

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...

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