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Suburbanicity Blog

News, updates and ideas from Roger Keil, principal investigator of Global Suburbanisms.

Twelve Theses on the Suburb as the Chief Artifact of the Anthropocene

Roger Keil

‘The imminent collapse of our civilization is standing in two key aspects of our civilization that are driving it over the edge: suburban living and the obsession wit… Read more

Published April 20th, 2016 in Suburbanicity Blog

TOWARDS A MORE EQUITABLE TRANSIT FUTURE FOR THE GREATER TORONTO AND HAMILTON AREA

By Sean Hertel, Michael Collens and Roger Keil

 

In the fast-growing, complex and diverse Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, transit discussions rarely focus on improving … Read more

Published February 2nd, 2016 in Suburbanicity Blog

Beyond the white picket fence

An interview discussing Suburban Governance: A Global View with Roger Keil. By Sarah Wesseler

With more people gravitating toward cities than ever before, new urban morpholo… Read more

Published March 30th, 2015 in Suburbanicity Blog

Switching Tracks: Transit Equity Needs Attention in Toronto

By Michael Collens, Sean Hertel and Roger Keil

What is transit equity and how can we ensure we get it as we roll out major transit investments in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area … Read more

Published March 27th, 2015 in Suburbanicity Blog

In order to green Toronto, we have to go to its fringes and beyond

By Roger Keil

The book The Natural City, edited by Ingrid Leman Stefanovic and Stephen Bede Scharper, provides a wonderful cross-section of state of the art thinking on urban-nat… Read more

Published March 8th, 2015 in Suburbanicity Blog