About the Creators

Markus Moos

Markus Moos bio photoPh.D, M.PL, B.ES
School of Planning
University of Waterloo

Markus Moos is an Assistant Professor in the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo. His research is on the implications of the changing economy and social structure of Canadian cities, labour restructuring, housing markets, commuting patterns, and the relations between sustainability planning and social justice in cities. He has published on these issues in book chapters and articles in Urban Studies, Journal of Planning Education and Research, Environment and Planning A, Journal of Urban Affairs, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research and Urban Geography.

Markus can be found on Twitter: @Markus_Moos

Anna Kramer

Anna Kramer bio photoM.Arch, B.Env Design
School of Planning
University of Waterloo

Anna Kramer researches sustainable cities. Her current work as a PhD candidate in the School of Planning, University of Waterloo, compares housing costs to public transit service levels in Canadian and US metropolitan regions. Her interests include design, cartography, and infrastructure.


Michael Seasons

M.A (Candidate), B.A
School of Planning
University of Waterloo

Michael Seasons is a graduate student in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo. The focus of his thesis research centres on the planning that goes on in mid-size cities engaged in the pursuit of intensification through mass transit development, and what this implies for housing markets.



Robert Walter-Joseph

B.ES (Geography)

Robert Walter-Joseph studied Geography and Economics at the University of Waterloo. The focus of his undergraduate thesis was the relationship between rail transit access and the socio-spatial organization of suburban areas. His main interests are: equity in urban amenities, the distribution of populations within cities, GIS and data visualization technologies.

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)