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The Global Suburban Infrastructure Workshop

School of Planning, University of Waterloo, June 14-16, 2015

As the world population is becoming increasingly urban, most of the growth is happening in suburbs. It is thus there t… Read more

Published June 11th, 2015 in Events, Upcoming Events

International Forum on Global Suburbanism May 9-11, 2015

Fudan University, Shanghai, China

As a rapidly growing city, Shanghai is exposed to significant challenges with regard to social, economic, environmental, and cultural plann… Read more

Published June 5th, 2015 in News

Sprawling segregation or compact integration? The challenge of the suburbs

New research from Kirk Brewer and Jill Grant examines patterns in the mix of uses and building unit densities in suburban developments over time. Their findings outline how marke… Read more

Published June 2nd, 2015 in News, Publications

Watch: Ute Lehrer on Waterfront Redevelopment (CTV News)

Professor Ute Lehrer speaks to CTV news about the speed of development in the Port Lands area of Toronto. Watch the video clip here.… Read more

Published June 2nd, 2015 in News

CBC The Current Interview: Ute Lehrer on Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS)

MCRI researcher Ute Lehrer speaks to Anna Maria Tremonti on CBC radio’s The Current about the exclusive nature of privately owned publicly-accessible spaces (POPS)… Read more

Published April 17th, 2015 in Dissemination, News

Mythical North American suburbs- Environment & Planning A

A special issue of Environment & Planning A, volume 47 (2015) is now in print with articles on San Francisco, Toronto, Miami, and the Piedmont urban region.

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Published April 10th, 2015 in Dissemination, News

CBC Metro Morning Interview: Transit Equity

CBC Metro Morning’s Matt Galloway speaks with Professor Roger Keil about planning transit with social equity in mind. Listen to the interview here.… Read more

Published April 4th, 2015 in Dissemination, News

What not to do when trying to be fair about transit

Metro article “What not to do when trying to be fair about transit” discusses a recently released report by York University’s Greater Toronto Suburban Worki… Read more

Published April 4th, 2015 in Dissemination, News

New Report on Transit Equity in Toronto

GTSWG coordinators Sean Hertel and Roger Keil, in collaboration with MES student Michael Collens, have just released a report on transit equity and justice in Toronto. This repo… Read more

Published March 27th, 2015 in News

Suburban Revolution- in Italian

Suburban Revolution is an Italian publication influenced by the work of Roger Keil and Global Suburbanisms. Click here to read the online issue as well as Roger’s feature i… Read more

Published January 30th, 2015 in Dissemination, News