Joe Geller shares his thoughts on how Stantec’s Urban Places team is bringing an integrated approach to cities and suburbs alike to help them take advantage of the burgeoning urban renaissance.
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Participate in the Stantec Idea Hackathon: Toward a Smart Toronto ($5,000 in prizes)
Are you a smart city industry professional in Toronto? Join us on June 25/26 for our first Stantec Idea Hackathon. Share ideas, build relationships, and deliver results for the citizens of Toronto.
World Environment Day: Addressing air quality through the built environment
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Do you want a transit-friendly sports stadium district? Here’s how to do it right.
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Webinar Recording: Walking (and cycling) in a Winter Wonderland: Takeaways from the Winter Cycling Congress
Learn how policy, design, and infrastructure maintenance best practices can make a city’s outdoor spaces enjoyable throughout the winter months
Webinar Recording: Equity and Mobility in Design
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From Stantec ERA: Offshore wind energy is the green future of electricity generation
Massachusetts is leading in the US by tapping into the ocean winds for energy
From the Design Quarterly: Cities as innovation centers
With tech hubs and innovation districts, research universities have the keys to unlocking reinvigorated cities
From Stantec ERA: What’s the future of energy? An Energy Remix to power our planet.
As the population grows, the need for more energy also grows—and old and new stakeholders are redefining how we power, live, and move about our planet
City planners and healthcare providers need to talk about their common goals
How can healthcare providers and civic leaders coordinate community health goals, providing effective wellness while reducing healthcare costs?
Published in Metro Magazine: Tempe Streetcar critical to expanding rail service
Tom Wolf, Transportation engineer and project manager, writes about the Tempe Streetcar project, which connects Arizona State University and downtown
Infrastructure Week 2019: The state of American transit today and tomorrow
How do we get people moving? It’s about acceptable commute times, longer-term master plans, and high-capacity public transport systems.
Infrastructure Week 2019: Parks as infrastructure—providing resilience and quality of life
Across America, 1 in 3 people do not have access to a park within a 10-minute walk of their home. Here’s why that’s a problem.
Infrastructure Week 2019: Brownfield development is the future of the US urban landscape
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