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Shifting to More Progressive Parking Policy: An Examination of Parking Management Strategies to Complement the City of Ottawa’s Updated Minimum Parking Requirements
The purpose of this report is to provide recommendations on parking management strategies that can further complement the City of Ottawa’s parking management goals. This report examined the City of Ottawa’s 2016 Zoning ...
Planning for Sustainable Development: An Analysis of the State of Planning in the City of Kingston through an Official Plan Evaluation
The City of Kingston has a vision to become Canada’s Most Sustainable City (City of Kingston, 2018). Studies suggest that planning objectives can influence local policies and therefore the quality of the plan is of great ...
A Change in Form or Function? Using Smart Growth Criteria to Evaluate Alternative Zoning Methods in an Existing Neighbourhood
Smart Growth criteria developed by the APA is used to evaluate three methods of zoning. Zoning models were developed as they would relate to an existing neighbourhood in order to limit bias. The zoning methods considered ...
‘It’s Only Water - Triple Bottom Line Analysis for Planners and Policy Makers about Direct Potable Reuse in Canada.’
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES This report provides an analysis of the existing literature about direct potable reuse of water in developed countries: mainly the United States, Australia and Canada. Rudimentary indirect ...
Evaluating Ontario Wind Turbine Decommissioning Plans
The use of wind power has become an increasingly attractive energy source as concerns over climate change and non-renewable energy intensify. This report focuses on the largest segment of wind turbine development in Ontario, ...
Laneway Housing: Planning and the Rebuilding of Toronto’s Lanes
This report provides an examination of laneway housing and an analysis of the planning and legal barriers restricting the development of this laneway housing in the City of Toronto.