Archive for September, 2013

Transit Branding Podcast

Renew Hamilton hosted a half day seminar at Hamilton City Hall on September 27 titled Leadership in Transit Branding and Wayfinding. The goal was to provide information and insights on how to apply modern marketing and engagement principles to help increase ridership on Hamilton’s... More

Audio Tour of Detroit

On September 21, a group of Hamiltonians boarded a bus bound for Detroit to get a ring side view of urban renewal in action.  The weekend trip, billed as Guts & Glory, was organized by Martinus Geleynse, principal of MGI Media and publisher of... More

Leadership in Transit Branding

Renew Hamilton invites you to a special learning event intended to share global best practices in the design and implementation of urban transit branding and wayfinding systems. Leadership in Transit Branding and Wayfinding takes place on Friday September 27 from 9 am to 12... More

Tom Murphy Supercrawl Podcast

Tom Murphy, Mayor of Pittsburgh 1994-2006, was in Hamilton yesterday to give an inspirational talk on the principles and practices of progressive city building.  He cited daring, hands-on experiences in leading Pittsburgh’s wholesale transformation to outline a recipe for effective urban renewal. His core... More

Oct 18 Learning Forum

You’re invited to an informal community event devoted to the regeneration of downtown Hamilton and adjacent neighbourhoods on Friday October 18 from 8 am to 4 pm. Part inspiration and part education, the Renew Hamilton Learning Forum is devoted to creating quality urban environments... More

Cannon Conversion Clear Win

Urban affairs journalist and host moderator Christopher Hume will have positive news to build on at the September 26 salon dinner titled High Time for Transit.  Council’s decision to move forward with dedicated bike lanes along Cannon Street in our downtown is a major... More

Film Festival Celebrates Design

Renew Hamilton loves its relationship with the AGH World Film Festival. Last night we were invited to participate in the Trailers and Teasers event that formally kicked off this year’s festival. We were honoured to preview the two films that will be screened as... More

Think TV Transit Segment

Here’s video of a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Nick Bontis from McMaster University focused on the community building power of an integrated public transit system in Hamilton.  A solid introduction to transit 101 dating from 2011. More

Invitation to High Time for Transit

Attend the next installment of Conversations with Christopher Hume and Guests on September 26, 2013 as we examine the growing need for improved public transit in Hamilton and ways to increase local and regional ridership. DOWNLOAD [download id=”28″] More