Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced a transformative three-pronged climate protection plan on November 22 that will cap greenhouse gas emissions from oil sands development, add a carbon tax, and phase-out coal power plants.
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In Canadian cities, rising income inequality has been reflected in neighborhood polarization. The experience of Hamilton, Ontario, has been typical. Here, inner-city decline is now giving way to gentrification, displacing poverty to the suburbs.
Nov 4, 2015 Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership
With so many potential sources of data with which to analyze traffic behaviors and real-time conditions, University of Toronto engineers have created an online portal that could one day help drive a system populated with autonomous cars.
Oct 25, 2015 U of T Engineering News
A planner and developer waxes poetic, and keeps it pragmatic too, about the importance of landscape architecture.
Sep 7, 2015 Toronto Star
Schools are part of, and even anchor communities. Good planning requires schools as part of "Complete Communities". Until this proposal is adopted, school boards often close schools due to funding or liability. This is a possible step forward.
Aug 12, 2015 The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
With a request for qualifications for a new bridge, connecting Detroit with Windsor, Canada, and a proposal for another bridge on the table, it'a bridge building time on the U.S.-Canadian border.
Jul 29, 2015 Detroit Free Press
Reporting from a two-day conference in Toronto where states and provinces organized to tackle climate change in advance of a UN conference, political reporter Chris Megerian profiles Gov. Brown's climate change commitment in five articles.
Jul 12, 2015 Los Angeles Times - Political
A complete streets makeover for a stretch of Queens Quay in Toronto earns high praise.
Jun 27, 2015 Toronto Star
Toronto Transit Commission recently approved a major overhaul of transit service in the city. In total, 52 transit routes will operate on ten-minute (or better) headways.
Jun 17, 2015 Progressive Railroading
Coulda, woulda, shoulda. The Toronto City Council sided with Mayor John Tory this week to rebuild an elevated freeway in downtown rather than tearing it down.
Jun 12, 2015 Toronto Star