Category Archives: About me

Transit Summit in Guelph this Saturday, November 9

Coach Canada bus to Hamilton, September 2009 This Saturday, I will be joining fellow transportation advocates and experts in Downtown Guelph for the First Annual Transit Summit & Town Hall organized by Transit Action Alliance of Guelph (TAAG).  I’ll be speaking about … Continue reading

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Toronto’s Transit Secrets

Earlier this week, I attended a book launch at the Spacing Store at 401 Richmond Street West here in Toronto. While I have been to numerous book launches, often to support friends and colleagues, it was the first time it … Continue reading

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A farewell to 2017

At the top of the Franey Trail, Cape Breton National Park For me, 2017 was a great year. In June, I wrote about my life up to that point, looking back at some of the challenges I faced over the … Continue reading

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My life, so far

I’ll be taking a break from writing on this blog and elsewhere for a few weeks. I will be preoccupied, as I’m getting married, then leaving for my honeymoon in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. For many years, I … Continue reading

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Talking with Two Twits

Recently, I sat down with Darren Foster (Cityslikr), of the blog All Fired Up In The Big Smoke, and Paisley Rae to discuss the results of the last municipal election, particularly the ward-level election maps that I created back in December 2014 and … Continue reading

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Streetcars of desire: why are American cities obsessed with building trams?

Back in January, I posted my thoughts on some of the new streetcar systems being built in the United States after visiting Detroit, Cincinnati, Atlanta and Tampa on a Florida road trip. I soon cross-posted the article to Spacing, where … Continue reading

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So, this is my first post on my new website. Welcome! I guess I was born to be a geographer. I’ve been collecting and studying maps since I was three years old. I always loved cities and their transportation networks as … Continue reading

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