When is efficient too efficient? Tech lessons from the port city of Hamburg

Cities can have ports, and many do. Moreover, successful ports make for thriving cities. But ports are not cities. They are not models... Read More

Analysis: the permanent King Street transit way is a model for all Toronto

The Toronto Streetcar, older or newer type, is an ever-present symbol of the city. The red, black and white TTC colours trundle along... Read More

From Bach to Transport: Leipzig holds a key to the future of cities & Canadians should pay attention

The International Transportation Forum is an inter-governmental organization of the OECD. It holds a summit of transport ministers... Read More

LORINC: The time to plan for the driverless revolution is now

During a week when the city was buzzing with thousands of tech types here for the ritual in-gathering that is the Collision... Read More

Safe Travels: Muslim Women on the move

In December 2015, I was scheduled to speak at the Toronto Dawah Centre in the Bloor Dufferin neighbourhood. Various faith communities... Read More

Suburban land use & climate change: Making the connections and taking action

In the wake of the sudden and unexpected announcement of the termination of her position, the Environmental Commissioner for the... Read More