The part we had wrong

There was a shift in urban planning where freeways and streets were designed like waterways where vehicles could flow like water to their destination. This design concept would lead to development of large highways, freeways and interchanges and the conversion of an enormous amount of land to low value land for transportation use. What we… [Read more…]

keeping score

We have discussed the evidence showing that living near public transportation is a good decision. It saves you money, transportation is the 2nd largest household expense in Canada and taking public transit is cheaper than owing a car. Good public transportation, or the choice, makes people happier. No one likes being stuck in traffic. Money… [Read more…]

change

Change is the act or instance or making or becoming different. Generally speaking people have a difficult time with change and at times we even resist it. This resistance can come from loss of control, uncertainty, work, fear and a number of other factors. Change itself can cause discomfort but discomfort can be a very… [Read more…]

Dreams meet Gantt

When Gantt Charts meet Dream Boards Traditional thinking tells us there are generally two types of people, the thinker and the doer. Like many biases this idea implies that either one of these characters lacks the complete skillset, the full tool box to enact change. There are certainly times when we may prefer to spend… [Read more…]

interest

In our recent newsletter we asked for feedback on our proposed service through a short survey. After a strong response rate we wanted to share some of these survey results. 75% of respondents reported being “Extremely Interested” in high speed rail service from Calgary to Banff. Respondents indicated “Usability” as the most important feature of… [Read more…]