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  • 5 reasons to rent a bike instead of a car during your next business trip

    5 reasons to rent a bike instead of a car during your next business trip

    An avid cyclist forgoes a car rental during his visit to Calgary─and it helped him stay healthy and connect with the community

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  • Healthy streams: How to work the bugs into your project

    Healthy streams: How to work the bugs into your project

    Monitoring benthic macroinvertebrates—the little critters living in streams and rivers—is a powerful tool when trying to gauge healthy waterways

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  • Join us at the International Downtown Association's Annual Conference!

    Join us at the International Downtown Association's Annual Conference!

    Our team will be at the 2018 International Downtown Association's Annual Conference, October 24-26. Stop by our booth #33 or come to one of our sessions!

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  • The superpowers of successful women in STEM

    The superpowers of successful women in STEM

    Principal Researcher Bridget Burdett describes her top three 'superpowers' for success at work and in life. The article commemorates 125 years of women's suffrage in New Zealand.

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  • Rob Simm presenting on Biological Selenium Removal at the 2018 Selenium Summit

    Rob Simm presenting on Biological Selenium Removal at the 2018 Selenium Summit

    Led by Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Wageningen University. Focused on international collaborative research to address challenges of removing selenium and nitrogen from water sources

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  • How cross-collaboration strengthens healthcare design and education programs

    How cross-collaboration strengthens healthcare design and education programs

    Healthcare architects, educators, and researchers gather for one day with one goal in mind: to elevate healthcare design

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  • Tunneling Rules of Thumb: Survey and Alignment Control

    Tunneling Rules of Thumb: Survey and Alignment Control

    In the August-September issue of Tunnels and Tunneling, Stantec's Keivan Rafie looks at survey and alignment control, and in particular their use with TBM excavations

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  • Tunneling Rules of Thumb: Lighting

    Tunneling Rules of Thumb: Lighting

    In the June-July issue of Tunnels and Tunneling magazine, Stantec's Keivan Rafie explores factors for reducing accidents and improving security and aesthetics through proper tunnel lighting

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  • Anna Radonich: From part-time scientist to civic leader, she’s tailored a family-friendly career

    Anna Radonich: From part-time scientist to civic leader, she’s tailored a family-friendly career

    A single mother of two children, Hudson (13) and Esa (11), over the past decade Anna’s career has transitioned from evaluating chemical data to influencing city development.

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  • Microtransit series (Part 1): Technology helps cities meet demand for accessible transit

    Microtransit series (Part 1): Technology helps cities meet demand for accessible transit

    How are new technologies bringing cost-effective changes that will meet transit riders’ needs now—and in the future?

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  • Mentioned in Forbes: Driverless Cars Will Dramatically Change Where And How We Live

    Mentioned in Forbes: Driverless Cars Will Dramatically Change Where And How We Live

    Our Urban Places team member, Jason Schrieber, shares insights on current driverless vehicle capabilities and work on the city-level to start planning for the impacts on our communities.

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  • Student housing series: What’s the impact of P3 on the design and decision-making process?

    Student housing series: What’s the impact of P3 on the design and decision-making process?

    Student housing via a public-private partnership brings a balance of efficiency and a thorough review process

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  • Counting every space: What parking inventories tell us about cities

    Counting every space: What parking inventories tell us about cities

    Our planners and mobility experts offer three unique perspectives on the untapped opportunity in our parking lots, garages, and streets

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  • The gender microscope: A case study on Perth

    The gender microscope: A case study on Perth

    We put our Perth office under the gender microscope to uncover how they achieved and maintain their flexible and inclusive culture.

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  • One chance to make a good first impression: Office lobbies see a revamp

    One chance to make a good first impression: Office lobbies see a revamp

    How office lobby design is taking a page from hospitality to cater to the future of work

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  • Published: Walkable Suburbia

    Published: Walkable Suburbia

    Can suburbs be walkable? Our David Dixon, with his co-author Jason Beske, address how to reshape the suburbs to be more walkable in this Planetizen feature article.

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  • How to not be caught in the dark after the next big storm

    How to not be caught in the dark after the next big storm

    3 steps utilities can take to ensure their communities are prepared for the next natural disaster

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  • Join us at ASDSO 2018

    Join us at ASDSO 2018

    Join us as our experts discuss dam safety throughout the project life cycle

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  • Wildfire recovery: Creating a resilient home for outdoor education from ashes

    Wildfire recovery: Creating a resilient home for outdoor education from ashes

    Brianna Daniels helps to rebuild a California Boy Scout camp devastated by wildfire—and discovers her most memorable project

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  • [With Video] Educating students for jobs we can’t envision (Part 2): 4 new spaces

    [With Video] Educating students for jobs we can’t envision (Part 2): 4 new spaces

    A new range of educational spaces are required for new skills-based, project-based, and technology-augmented pedagogies

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