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3 steps to deploying an autonomous vehicle shuttle pilot project
AV shuttles will soon become a part of our daily lives. If you’re considering a pilot project, here’s what you need to keep in mind.
Published in Railway Age: TOD: How New York got it right
Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) has gained prominence in boardrooms around the country with the increasing urbanization of society
Published in Railway Age: P3s key for Transit Oriented Development
Toronto’s unprecedented growth has spurred conversations on new ways to approach Transit-Oriented Development, with lessons for both Canada and the US
Can smart mobility solutions answer transit’s first/last mile challenge?
Many municipalities are hoping to avert the ‘hell’ of personal autonomous vehicles for the ‘heaven’ of mobility-as-a-service
[With Video] Envisioning the revitalized design of the Old Sacramento urban riverfront
Design competition inspires interdisciplinary team to craft a vision to transform an underutilized district into a vibrant community
From the Design Quarterly: Embracing the unknown when thinking big data and smart cities
Our data revolution—5G, smart and connected buildings, autonomous vehicles—is changing the design profession
How can we build smart cities of the future?
We have the technology and the knowledge to build smart cities for people—it’s time we put them into action
From the Design Quarterly: How are we designing for livable cities today?
Ask an expert: Nancy MacDonald, Stantec vice president for Urban Places, on the big issues facing cities today and her love of urban placemaking
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In our Urban Places newsletter, Stantec experts share ideas on topics such as how technology can help cities put people first
How do we manage the smart-mobility revolution? It starts with well-crafted policy.
The positive potential of autonomous vehicles is enormous, but we need to make deliberate decisions to make sure we are realizing that potential
Published in Railway Age: Innovation From a ‘P2’ System
How is the West Coast different when it comes to Transit-Oriented Development?
Published in Planning Magazine: Curb Control
Parking is so passé. Swiftly changing mobility options and competing priorities mean planners need to practice active curb management.
Do you want a transit-friendly sports stadium district? Here’s how to do it right.
Today’s stadiums are often part of mixed-use sports districts—with limited parking—and are best served by alternative-transportation options
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
What does equity in design mean? Ryan Martinson discusses equity’s role in our infrastructure and how the right plan can create equal access for all.
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: The future of green infrastructure
Stormwater management systems shouldn’t be buried under other infrastructure priorities—and green infrastructure can help build resiliency
Infrastructure Week 2019: The state of American roadways today and tomorrow
Lessons that will allow us to #BuildForTomorrow, create more sustainable communities, and move more efficiently
Infrastructure Week webinar alert: 4 ideas on how to build for tomorrow