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Kasper is an urban planner and writer based in Toronto, Ontario. His endless interest in the built environment and the way it influences movement, health, and interactions among people, is largely inspired by his observations and experiences living in Copenhagen and Toronto. Kasper recently received his master’s degree in urban planning from Ryerson University where his focuses included transit oriented development and active transportation.
Toronto Asks Its 'Hidden Experts' How to Improve Transit
Laura Kane listens to the ideas of three of Toronto’s ‘hidden’ transit experts – those who have spent their careers on it's front-lines. A streetcar driver, repair worker, and a transit app developer share their pragmatic insights.
All-Ages Urbanism: 12 Ideas for More Kid-Friendly Cities
Chris Bruntlett draws on precedents from across North America to illustrate simple ways that our cities can better serve, entertain, and nurture children.
Canadian Housing Market on Shaky Ground
Real estate experts believe that a market correction is overdue for Canada’s inflated real estate market, however, prices are expected to continue rising in the short-and medium-term.
Why Privatizing Transit Won’t Get Toronto Anywhere
Full or partial privatization of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) would likely result in diminished service and a less expansive transit network.
Developer Bows in Downtown Toronto Big Box Battle
Torontonians who have been fighting a Walmart in Downtown’s belovedly indie Kensington Market neigbourhood appear to have won their battle against a goliath developer. A revised development proposal features significantly scaled-down retail units.