• Pop-Characteristics_Toronto---sample

    Mapping the Dimensions of Suburbanisms

    Friday, October 19, 2012

    Pablo Mendez (UBC) offers an analytical writeup to accompany the most recent contribution to the Atlas data: a series of 69 maps covering 23 cities visualizing 3 sets of socioeconomic data themes. The result: a compelling set of data-rich maps showing interesting and surprising patterns of suburbanism across Canada.

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  • Suburban nature of Toronto rendered in Google Earth, using Gordon's "Transportation" method

    Estimating Canada’s suburban population

    Friday, July 13, 2012

    A team led by Professor David Gordon at Queen’s University estimates that up to two-thirds of Canadians may be living in suburban areas. They use Statistics Canada data to designate neighbourhoods as suburban or urban based on density and commuting patterns. Findings are presented in visually intriguing ways using a combination of census maps and Google Earth.

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  • Elvin Wyly explains the preliminary findings of the Canadian suburbanisms research

    Continuity & change: Elvin Wyly on Suburbs

    Friday, May 11, 2012

    Elvin Wyly explains preliminary findings from our analysis of suburbanisms using Statistics Canada spatial and micro-data files

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  • Socio-spatial organization around rail transit in Toronto and Vancouver - Robert Walter-Joseph

    Commuter rail transit in the suburbs

    Monday, May 7, 2012

    Robert Walter-Joseph, University of Waterloo, maps the transit serviced areas in Toronto and Vancouver

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  • Gender of Work in Vancouver, Pt. 2 - Elvin Wyly

    Vancouver: Gender of Work

    Monday, May 7, 2012

    Elvin Wyly, UBC, offers a geospatial analysis of the gender of work in Vancouver

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Atlas News

Vancouver
Oct
29

New work from Queen’s University

Team led by David Gordon at Queen’s University shows there is a more suburban element to the ‘urban’ picture of Canada’s population than previously thought

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Suburbs_conference
Aug
15

Suburbanisms Conference: A Suburban Revolution?

Atlas lead Markus Moos and affiliate Pablo Mendez will be presenting at the first Global Suburbanisms conference at York University, Sept 26-29 2013

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Surban_Constellations
Jul
6

SUBURBAN CONSTELLATIONS: Governance, Land and Infrastructure in the 21st Century

A new book edited by Roger Keil of the Global Suburbanisms project, entitled “SUBURBAN CONSTELLATIONS: Governance, Land and Infrastructure in the 21st Century” features a chapter by Markus Moos and Pablo Mendez

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Working-papers--Kassiedass
Jun
13

Changes in Socio-Economic Status of North Etobicoke, an Inner Suburb of Toronto

Sanathan Kassiedass presents “Changes in Socio-Economic Status of North Etobicoke, an Inner Suburb of Toronto”, the second in a series of working papers from the PLAN 675 Canadian Suburbanisms reading course

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Mar
20

A sprawled Waterloo Region? Considering an alternate view

Atlas lead Markus Moos comments on the arguments against suburban sprawl in light of regional planning decisions

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Miscellaneous

Vancouver
Oct
29

New work from Queen’s University

Team led by David Gordon at Queen’s University shows there is a more suburban element to the ‘urban’ picture of Canada’s population than previously thought

3measures
Jul
11

MIT’s Density Atlas

MIT’s Density Atlas platform uses 3 measurements of density to compare projects and neighbourhoods across the world

Jul
11

The Urban Observatory

The Urban Observatory platform launches @ ESRI’s International User Conference to compare and contrast crowd-sourced urban data

Living in the Sprawl cover
Oct
1

Gracen Johnson: Living in the Sprawl

Canadian student and social mobilizer Gracen Johnson examines sprawl through the lens of social activism

School of Planning | University of Waterloo

Faculty of Environment | University of Waterloo

This research was supported by SSHRC through funding from the MCRI Global suburbansims: governance, land, and infrastructure in the 21st century (2010-2017)