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Matti Siemiatycki

Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | April 8, 2024
All levels of government must plan and budget not only for new infrastructure, but also for the maintenance of the existing stock over its entire lifecycle, writes Matti Siemiatycki, professor of Geography and Planning, and director of the Infrastructure Institute at the University of Toronto. Photograph courtesy of PXHere
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | April 8, 2024
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | April 8, 2024
All levels of government must plan and budget not only for new infrastructure, but also for the maintenance of the existing stock over its entire lifecycle, writes Matti Siemiatycki, professor of Geography and Planning, and director of the Infrastructure Institute at the University of Toronto. Photograph courtesy of PXHere
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | April 14, 2021
To maximize the value of this massive public spending on transit infrastructure and assist communities in recovering from the pandemic, it is essential that the projects in the pipeline are used as a catalyst for effective city building, writes Matti Siemiatycki. Pixabay photograph by George Triay
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | April 14, 2021
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | April 14, 2021
To maximize the value of this massive public spending on transit infrastructure and assist communities in recovering from the pandemic, it is essential that the projects in the pipeline are used as a catalyst for effective city building, writes Matti Siemiatycki. Pixabay photograph by George Triay
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | February 22, 2021
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
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | February 22, 2021
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | February 22, 2021
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
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | October 21, 2020
Brampton’s Mount Pleasant Village includes a co-located school, library, recreation centre, and town square, creating a vibrant place that attracts people of all ages. Queen's Printer for Ontario, photograph via Ontario Growth Secretariat, Ministry of Municipal Affairs
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | October 21, 2020
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | October 21, 2020
Brampton’s Mount Pleasant Village includes a co-located school, library, recreation centre, and town square, creating a vibrant place that attracts people of all ages. Queen's Printer for Ontario, photograph via Ontario Growth Secretariat, Ministry of Municipal Affairs