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Marcy Burchfield appears on TVO Agenda to discuss transit equity • Marcy Burchfield, Executive Director of the Neptis Foundation appeared on the TVO show The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss transit equity and the question of whether public transit is similar to a social service or a public utility.Appearing with Burchfield on the show, broadcast on 12 January 2017, was Richard Joy of the Urban Land Institute, planning consultant Sean...

Brampton open data provides a template for understanding the question of serviced land • This is the second in a series of Briefs on the land supply for future urban development designated by municipalities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe to accommodate growth to 2031. This Brief examines the question of serviced land in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). The first looked at how much land has been built on in the past decade in the GTHA and concluded...

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Revamped Neptis Geoweb mapping platform released • The Neptis Geoweb is a continually evolving interactive mapping and information platform about the Toronto area also known as the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Canada’s largest and one of its fastest-growing city-regions. It was created by bringing together policy, administrative, and census data ...

A Method for Mapping Settlement Area Boundaries in the Greater Golden Horseshoe • This paper describes a method for mapping and measuring the lands designated for growth and urban expansion in the area known as the Greater Golden Horseshoe under the provisions of...

Unlocking the potential of the Airport Megazone • This report takes a closer look at the Airport Megazone, one of the three suburban employment megazones identified in the 2015 report, Planning for Prosperity, and the second largest concentration of employment in...

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