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.
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Join us in Dubai at the World Congress for Self-Driving Transport
We’re honored to be speaking at the global 2-day conference intended to raise public awareness of modern and future transport
Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 07: Adapting to change
Creating lasting design in a dynamic and unpredictable world
Evolving Cities: Infrastructure Update
Community Development Senior Vice President Simon O’Byrne delivers this update on the Infrastructure business at Stantec.
Design Quarterly Issue 07 | Adapting to Change
The rapid pace of change and how it’s influencing innovative design and engineering solutions from Sacramento to Perth.
Published in Railway Age: Transit Oriented Development – Chicago
Effectively leveraging rail infrastructure to create dynamic, walkable, higher-density urban neighborhoods in Chicago
Stantec's Urban Places conferences and speaking engagements
Join our Urban Places experts as they share knowledge on city building at industry events around the world
[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
Published in Canadian Consulting Engineer: Future City Planning
Insights from Stantec contributors into Sidewalk Labs' Toronto Quayside development plan
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)
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
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
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
Five ways smart cities can change daily life in the public realm (for the better)
Better health, reduced energy consumption and improved security are just some of the possibilities, proponents say
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
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
What does it mean to future-proof a city?
While no one can predict the future, experts in smart technology and urban planning say there are ways to help cities adapt and thrive
Sidewalk Labs plan is setting a precedent in its approach to mobility
Putting people at the center of mobility planning flips traditional models on their head
The connected, autonomous road ahead: Key challenges and opportunities for road operators
Connected and autonomous vehicles have the power to change road-network operations in the future. How will you prepare?
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
Published in Planning Magazine: Curb Control