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Anthony Townsend Poses Questions for Sidewalk Labs at Quayside

Anthony Townsend, Quayside, UWPAT, Toronto, Craig White, Sidewalk
November 10, 2017 6:17 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
When Sidewalk Labs, the city-building arm of Google parent company Alphabet, announced plans to build a data-driven neighbourhood of the future on the waterfront, Torontonians were predictably ... read more

Noah Toly: What are City Rankings Good For?

Toronto, Urbanism, UWPAT, City rankings, Planning, Politics
November 14, 2016 3:12 pm | by David Rudin | Comments
It’s a typical Toronto experience. A ranking of global cities comes out and Toronto has fared well. Like clockwork, the deluge of Facebook posts begins. Everyone is so proud to live in this city ... read more

Robert J. Sawyer Talks Cities of the Future at UWPAT Event

Robert J. Sawyer speaks about the future of cities, image by Marcus Mitanis
November 16, 2015 7:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Created in 1989, The University of Waterloo Planning Alumni of Toronto (UWPAT) has been providing crucial support ever since to the university's cherished School of Planning. Its ... read more

Robert Bell Talks Intelligent Communities at UWPAT Event

Robert Bell, co-founder of the Intelligent Community Forum, image by Craig White
November 17, 2014 4:50 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Budding urban planners have some great post-secondary schools to choose from in Ontario. One of the most respected planning institutions in the country, the University of Waterloo's School of ... read more

Taras Grescoe Brings Transit Gospel to Toronto Planning Event

Bogotá, Columbia, TransMilenio, University of Waterloo
November 18, 2013 1:00 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
The University of Waterloo Planning Alumni of Toronto hold an annual dinner, one of the premier planning events in the city. On November 14 at the Royal York Hotel, movers ... read more

Going To School: A Transit Summit Connects Education, Development & Transportation in GTHA

Going to School, York University, TTC Subway Extension, Toronto Condos
October 1, 2012 2:13 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Going To School: A Transit Summit took place on September 28th at York University, and gathered post-secondary representatives, planners, politicians, transit agencies and leading academics to ... read more