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Join us for our keynotes today!

The last day of our SHIFT: Connect conference featured keynote Dr. Laxmi Prasad Pant, who spoke on rural broadband and...

Join us today for panels on rural broadband, parks, and rural transit!

Today’s SHIFT: Connect Panels featured speakers on services and infrastructure, and the way organizations have adapted service delivery during COVID....

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...

Cities need new infrastructure to cope with climate change

Cities need new infrastructure to cope with climate change

We’ve all read or heard about crumbling overpasses in Montreal, overburdened water treatment plants in Vancouver, and aging highways in...

Transportation governance in Toronto

Transportation governance in Toronto

I wrote recently about the fight to save Transit City, a proposal to extend LRT lines throughout Toronto’s inner suburban...

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...

A ‘sea-change’ in transportation planning

A ‘sea-change’ in transportation planning

In the past ten days, US policymakers seem to have achieved the impossible. On March 11, 2010, US Secretary of...

“Shovel readiness” necessary for federal transit funding

“Shovel readiness” necessary for federal transit funding

In the last few months we’ve seen the birth of another useless media term related to urban planning: “shovel readiness”....

Canada Line

Canada Line

Some photos of the new Canada Line on Sunday August 23rd, on the first weekend after its opening: 1. The...

Life after highways

Life after highways

In many cities, highway infrastructure is a reminder of one of the lowest points in the history of planning: highways divided...

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