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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....

Transit-Oriented Development: Learning from International Case Studies has sold 500 e-books!

Thanks to all your support, my newest book (with co-author Luca Bertolini) has already been downloaded 500 times as of...

Planning in the pandemic

As COVID-19 ravages the globe, we have an unusual opportunity to ask ourselves: how do cities function in emergencies? What...

Should your transit agency partner with Uber?

Should your transit agency partner with Uber?

Municipal authorities are not exactly known for being innovative in public transit provision. That’s what makes Innisfil, Ontario “revolutionary”, according...

Canadian cities benefit from much-needed transit funding

Canadian cities benefit from much-needed transit funding

On March 22, the federal budget was announced, including $2.2 billion over the next 11 years to cities for transit...

Dalhousie students host SHIFT conference March 3-4

Dalhousie students host SHIFT conference March 3-4

I’m pleased to announce this year’s planning conference organized by the Dalhousie School of Planning students. Their theme this year...

Halifax Transit offers discounted passes to low-income riders

Halifax Transit offers discounted passes to low-income riders

Many cities offer free or discounted transit passes for the low-income population, which can include seniors and students. Vancouver’s TransLink...

Halifax Transit developing new plan and real-time data

Halifax Transit developing new plan and real-time data

  Halifax Regional Municipality launched public consultation for its new Integrated Mobility Plan this year, with the last public meetings...

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...

TTC to reverse service cuts on 33 routes in the GTA

TTC to reverse service cuts on 33 routes in the GTA

Reversing former mayor Rob Ford’s decision to slash the municipal budget by decreasing transit service, Mayor John Tory and TTC...

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