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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 suburbs.
Published: Walkable Suburbia
Can suburbs be walkable? Our David Dixon and Jason Beske, address how to reshape the suburbs to be more wal...
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Published in Planning magazine: May you live in interesting times
Planning commissioners and planning staffs must chart a path forward while considering climate, demographic, economic, and technological changes
Webinar Recording: Smart Suburbs
Saving our Suburbs series: On July 25 an expert panel, led by our David Dixon and Dan Baxter, discussed “future-proofing” that can help suburbs surf the wave of new tech, not drown in it (Part 3 of 3)
America is running out of engineers – here’s how we start recruiting more
How do we get more students interested in engineering? Consider showing and telling local high school kids how you did it
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Stantec’s Urban Places team is using an integrated approach to help cities and suburbs alike take advantage of the burgeoning urban renaissance.
Micro-lofts: Are these tiny units coming to the suburbs?
Micro-lofts have been a fast-growing trend in urban areas, but can they work well in the suburbs too? Our experts share their insights.
Webinar Recording: New Opportunities in Suburbs—And How to Seize Them
Saving our Suburbs series: On January 29 an expert panel, led by our David Dixon and Jason Beske, explored creative ways suburbs can fund the creation of walkable urbanism (Part 2 of 3)
Webinar Recording: Planning Suburbs for 21st-century Success
Saving Our Suburbs series: Chris Leinberger and Stantec’s David Dixon and Jason Beske discuss how suburbs succeed by becoming more urban (Part 1 of 3)
How do we find funding for cities? It’s all about getting creative with partnerships
Two funding experts share strategies for helping cities large and small secure hard-to-find dollars that move projects from concept to construction
Published: Walkable Suburbia
Can suburbs be walkable? Our David Dixon and Jason Beske, address how to reshape the suburbs to be more walkable in this Planetizen feature article.
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.
In the battle of suburbs vs. cities, could both be winning?
Five years ago, experts were predicting continued urban rebound and suburban decline. What really happened?
Webinar Recording: How parking management can increase transportation choices and leverage downtown growth
In this webinar, our team discussed parking best practices and how they can enable downtown growth, enhance public realm improvements, reduce parking costs, and preserve equitable mobility choices.
Suburban Remix: The Next Generation of Urban Places
In this Urban Land Magazine article, David Dixon and 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: Giving New Life to Dying Malls
In the face of big changes to retail that have changed the status of the shopping mall, how can we tap powerful demographic and market forces to breathe new life into these strategic sites?
Webinar Recording: David Dixon and Jason Beske present on Suburban Remix
In partnership with APA VA and Island Press, Stantec's David Dixon and Jason Beske discussed a case study from their book, Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places.
What does Value of Downtowns report tell us about tomorrow’s cities and regions? (Part 2)
New report provides a window to the future, which includes autonomous vehicles, job growth, and community diversity
Boxed in by changing markets, 20th-century suburbs learn how to reinvent themselves
In the competition for knowledge workers and jobs, suburbs find a surprising road to success: Becoming more urban
Creating communities from defunct suburban malls
It’s time to plan for the suburban retail reset—and it starts by rethinking the traditional mall
The Jane Jacobs conundrum (Part 2): How displacing low-income families increases inequality