Posts by: warmdev

Pedram Fard

On March 4, 2015 By

Pedram Fard is a PhD student in Urban Planning at University of Waterloo, Faculty of Environment. In his current research, Pedram studies spatial and temporal patterns of land use changes induced by Light Rail Transit development. By employing Spatial System Dynamics modelling approach in conjunction with other quantitative methods, he tries to establish causal relationship […]

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Kevin Yeung

On March 4, 2015 By

Kevin is fascinated about mobility and the way it shapes cities. He strives to improve the way people move whether it be by foot, bike, car, bus or train. Since September 2013, Kevin has been working towards his Masters of Applied Science in Civil Engin eering and Planning at the University of Waterloo. The focus […]

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Filiz Tamer

On March 4, 2015 By

I will be studying the relationship between urban economic structure and trajectory and the success of a Light Rail Transit (LRT) system in major North American cities. To support this analysis, we will gather and analyze the following information for North American cities that have implemented light rail transit: Industrial and occupational structure over time […]

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WARM Project

On February 5, 2015 By

Urban intensification vs. suburban flight: An integrated residential land-use and transportation model to evaluate residential land-market form and function. Summary Outputs People News Summary Municipalities throughout Canada are challenged to make planning decisions to enhance economic competitiveness, the urban environment, and residents’ quality of life. Commonly applied planning interventions influence location incentives, including the diversity […]

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PDG Project

On January 29, 2015 By

Project Description: The SSHRC-funded Partnership Development Grant aims to unpack the causal relationships between light rail transit and core-area intensification. Summary Outputs People News The outward growth of cities after the Second World War has been extensively studied and the impacts documented. As a result of this foundational research, contemporary planning policy and investments promote […]

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