Decisions made today, in the fog of uncertainty caused by the pandemic, will shape the direction of Canadian cities for generations to come. Investing in sustainable transportation and connected transit-oriented communities, not highway expansion and sprawling subdivisions, is the better path forward.
With good planning, Canadian cities can emerge from the pandemic with transportation systems that create good-quality jobs, provide low carbon travel options, improve equity, and foster healthy communities. But this future is far from assured, writes Matti Siemiatycki. Photograph courtesy Andre Furtado/Pexels
The COVID-19 pandemic has completely upended the way that people move around Canadian cities.
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