Community Development

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges – downtown vitality, suburban development, evolving mobility – shaping the development of our communities.

  • Published in Community Design Collaborative: Carnell Scholars Drive Schoolyard Design

    Published in Community Design Collaborative: Carnell Scholars Drive Schoolyard Design

    Stantec’s Philadelphia team received a community design award for conceptual open space improvements at the Laura H. Carnell School in Philadelphia

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  • From the Design Quarterly: 6 approaches to waterfront revitalization

    From the Design Quarterly: 6 approaches to waterfront revitalization

    How thoughtful decisions can drive the creation of livable urban places down by the water

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  • Want to elevate your smart city planning game? This 7-step roadmap gets you hyperconnected

    Want to elevate your smart city planning game? This 7-step roadmap gets you hyperconnected

    After surveying 100 metro centers around the world, we found some smart city best practices to share

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  • TAKE OUR QUIZ: Are you smart city smart?

    TAKE OUR QUIZ: Are you smart city smart?

    Take this quiz to see how much you know about what cities are doing to become hyperconnected. Based on research by ESI ThoughtLab, co-sponsored by Stantec

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  • From the Design Quarterly: 7 ways to shift our thinking about urban resilience

    From the Design Quarterly: 7 ways to shift our thinking about urban resilience

    Houston architect Laura Sachtleben says that Hurricane Harvey provided an opportunity to think differently about preparation and resilience

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  • Discussing unconscious bias can be uncomfortable, but not confronting it can be worse

    Discussing unconscious bias can be uncomfortable, but not confronting it can be worse

    If we accept that all of us have unconscious bias, we can start to recognize our biases, address them, and make successful changes—at work and in the community

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  • Published in the 2019 FRA Awards Best Book

    Published in the 2019 FRA Awards Best Book

    Stantec recognized for its Large City Planning Study in Fort Myers, Florida

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  • Webinar Alert: Curb Your Enthusiasm: it’s not just about cars anymore

    Webinar Alert: Curb Your Enthusiasm: it’s not just about cars anymore

    Join our Urban Places experts November 14 from 2-3pm EST to explore current mobility innovations and learn about dynamic curbside management

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  • Published: Rebuilding Main Street in Rural America

    Published: Rebuilding Main Street in Rural America

    For Main Street America, Wendy Van Duyne explores how to find funding when your wish list exceeds the budget

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  • Published in Landscape Architecture Magazine: Wheels of All Types

    Published in Landscape Architecture Magazine: Wheels of All Types

    In LaGrange, Georgia, a skatepark is designed for users of all ages and abilities

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  • Published in How We Respond: New Orleans Residents Respond to Flooding w/ Citizen Science

    Published in How We Respond: New Orleans Residents Respond to Flooding w/ Citizen Science

    Blue & Green Corridors project – a new twist on green infrastructure for a city plagued by flooding

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  • [With video] 3 ways to make your public consultation process a success

    [With video] 3 ways to make your public consultation process a success

    Public consultation should be considered an integral strategy for your project—and not just an item to check off a list

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  • How cities can find funding for aging infrastructure

    How cities can find funding for aging infrastructure

    Our senior funding leader, Heidi Peper, shares tips for funding success and developing a sound funding strategy in this APWA Reporter article

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  • Published in Canadian Consulting Engineer: Future City Planning

    Published in Canadian Consulting Engineer: Future City Planning

    Insights from Stantec contributors into Sidewalk Labs' Toronto Quayside development plan

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  • Published in Chicago Tribune: Planners contend future of Hammond’s downtown best served by its history

    Published in Chicago Tribune: Planners contend future of Hammond’s downtown best served by its history

    Could following an example of the city’s past help Hammond move forward?

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  • Published in ENR: Long-awaited Boston Marathon bombing markers reach the finish line

    Published in ENR: Long-awaited Boston Marathon bombing markers reach the finish line

    Stantec’s Community Development team supported the design of this moving tribute

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  • From the Design Quarterly: 8 ways to design for density and live where the action is

    From the Design Quarterly: 8 ways to design for density and live where the action is

    Cities that have higher density are inherently more sustainable—and they are generally more livable, too

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  • [With Video] 3 surprising things I discovered from hacking 21st-century city challenges

    [With Video] 3 surprising things I discovered from hacking 21st-century city challenges

    A mentor from Stantec’s Idea Hackathon shares her thoughts from a two-day forum on smart city solutions

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  • I survived my TEDx talk: Here are 5 tips I learned that can make you a better speaker

    I survived my TEDx talk: Here are 5 tips I learned that can make you a better speaker

    Urban designer Cynthia Albright questioned her presentation skills in front of a giant audience, but persistence and practice, practice, practice paid off

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  • ESI ThoughtLab: The Path to a Hyperconnected City

    ESI ThoughtLab: The Path to a Hyperconnected City

    Stantec’s smart cities lead Nancy MacDonald tells our research partner ESI ThoughtLab what makes a hyperconnected city

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