A methodology for estimating the historical rate of residential intensification between 1991 and 2001 for the Toronto Region
The goal of the research was to provide context for the 40% residential intensification rate target in Ontario’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.
2006 Growth Plan is contextualized within the history of regional planning in Southern Ontario, answering the question which plans were influential in shaping the Places to Grow act.
Analysis, Commentary (2007)
The book traces the evolution of Ontario government responses to rapid population growth and outward expansion in the Toronto metropolitan region over an 80-year period.
Urban Growth Centres and transit corridors are central to the Places to Grow plan, this report traces the importance of these two concepts historically while highlighting facets that contribute to the making of successful nodes and corridors.
The report looks at the history of Metro's Toronto's infrastructure. Expanding on water supply, sewage treatment facilities, and roads – since the Second World War, the report looks at the historical relationshipbetween the construction of the region’s physical infrastructure and the expansion of the region’s urban land use.