Streets aren’t just about cars anymore. Join Stantec’s Mike Rutkowski and Craig Lewis as they explain the shift to people-oriented design, which accommodates people, bicycles, and transit, as well as cars.
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David Dixon discusses the next generation of urban places at NZPI 2018
On March 22, 2018, David presented to an international audience at the 2018 New Zealand Planning Institute conference about the growing demand for denser, mixed-use, walkable—urban—environments in the
Stantec at APWA's PWX National Conference
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Published: Demographics are Destiny: Dublin, Ohio Responds
Adapted from his presentation at the "Who is Reinventing the Suburbs" session at CNU 26 in Savannah, David Dixon discusses a case study on suburban redevelopment.
International Downtown Association Report: The Value of U.S. Downtowns and Center Cities
This groundbreaking study by the IDA, Stantec, and HR&A Advisors highlights a downtown’s unique and impactful contributions to a city's economy, inclusiveness, vibrancy, identity, and resilience
Community Development conferences and speaking engagements
Join our experts as they share knowledge at industry events around the world
Creating corridors of opportunity: Urban design for community and economic benefit
Denver’s Brighton Boulevard is a perfect example of turning a traffic-only strip of asphalt into a great urban space
Building urban energy resilience through education: The E-Pop Park
How can spending time at a park today help ease the problems of tomorrow? At the energy pop-up park (E-Pop), visitors don’t just have fun, they learn about energy, too.
[With Video] Your community needs a BMX track—here’s why
A BMX track can be a great complement to athletic and recreation fields and continues to grow in popularity
Seeing the future: Harnessing the power of virtual reality for community engagement
Immersive virtual reality experiences on PARK(ing) Day help spark dialogue on the future of Philadelphia’s urban landscape
Suburban Remix: The Next Generation of Urban Places
In this Urban Land Magazine article, David Dixon and co-author Jason Beske share an excerpt from their new book, Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places.
WEBINAR RECORDING: What is 21st Century Urbanism?
Changing demographics and socioeconomic shifts mean a lot of opportunity for cities, but they also bring a lot of challenges. How do we plan for this new urban future?
WEBINAR RECORDING: Radical Incrementalism - The Surprising Power of Planning Small
Shifting demographics are changing the faces of our cities. Are we adequately planning for the changes they will bring?
WEBINAR RECORDING: The Future of Shared Autonomous Vehicles
Three of our planners, designers and automated vehicle experts share their thoughts on the effects shared Autonomous Vehicles will have on urban places and mobility systems, and
WEBINAR RECORDING: Why Urban Design Still Matters
From changing commercial and retail realities to the modern epidemic of obesity, there are a lot of reasons to take hard looks at how we design our cities.
Redefining mobility: What does the future look like?
Getting out of single-occupancy vehicles and seamlessly connecting shared travel modes will increase equity and reduce traffic congestion
It’s important to make space for wildlife in our growing cities
Incorporating wildlife habitats within urban development and infrastructure is the right thing to do and it aids humans too
Urban Places Idea Lab (Part 1): Tweaking plans, designs, and sustainability strategies
Fine-tuning by the interdisciplinary design team focuses on how sites, districts, and even cities will function tomorrow
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