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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...

Province of North Holland launches Maak Plaats!

Province of North Holland launches Maak Plaats!

Planning transportation and land use at a regional level is something that very few urban areas have done well. It’s...

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands: the sites

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands: the sites

I’m live blogging again from the seminar and today we’ve had a tour of the redevelopment of Arnhem Centraal Station, and...

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...

Evidence of climate change in Canadian cities?

Evidence of climate change in Canadian cities?

After last night’s torrential downpour in Toronto and last month’s flooding in Alberta, climate change deniers in Canada must be...

View income inequality via subway line

View income inequality via subway line

The New Yorker has published a fascinating subway infographic showing the change in median household income along each of its...

Amsterdam cycling profiled on Spacing Vancouver

Amsterdam cycling profiled on Spacing Vancouver

Those of you following my blog have seen some of my recent writing about Dutch culture, as I navigate the...

Public approval of density

Public approval of density

My generation, which represents one-quarter of Ontario’s population and 70% of inner Toronto’s population growth since 2006, is finally making...

Symbiotic exchange: Part II

Symbiotic exchange: Part II

In an earlier post, I described an informal exchange between the transportation planning researchers at the Universities of Amsterdam and...

Transit City rises from the dead

Transit City rises from the dead

After a special council meeting that lasted all day, Toronto City Council voted yesterday to restore proposed LRT lines to...

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