Posts Tagged "Walkable Communities"

Dr. Pamela Blais Audio Recording

“Transit-oriented, midrise development is a revenue star.” ~ Dr. Pamela Blais Progressive city building — a Hamilton Chamber priority — requires input from multiple perspectives. That’s why we’re keen to encourage conversations that identify fresh approaches to growth planning and development. Said Chamber president and... More

Ryan McGreal Complete Streets Podcast

You can make a street better for everyone without making it worse for anyone. Ryan McGreal Below is an audio recording of Ryan McGreal (pictured), editor of Raise the Hammer, speaking on the topic of complete streets at an October 2015 workshop organized by the... More

Take Transportation Survey

HELP SHAPE HAMILTON’S TRANSPORTATION BRAND You’re invited to participate in an online survey to tell the City of Hamilton how you get around our community and beyond. Your input will be used to help create a brand and marketing strategy to promote greater use... More

Complete Streets Report Released

The McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics (MITL) last week released a research study report intended to contribute to long-term transportation planning and implementation in Hamilton. It presents a picture of 21st century streets that are a more productive element of the overall built... More

Transportation Open House

The City of Hamilton wants to know what people think of our transportation network and how it can be improved. It’s part of a formal review and update of Hamilton’s citywide Transportation Master Plan (TMP), a comprehensive document to guide how, when and where... More

SoBi CEO Keynote Recording

Ryan Rzepecki, founder and CEO of Social Bicycles Inc. (SoBi) was a featured speaker at this week’s Hamilton Transportation Summit hosted by the City of Hamilton Public Works Department. ACCESS AUDIO BELOW The purpose of the 2015 summit was to gather stakeholder input on... More

Let’s Talk Transit Summary

The Public Record – Hamilton’s comprehensive open source news service – hosted a free event on February 5 titled Let’s Talk Transit. It provided an opportunity for guest panelists (pictured) and the audience to discuss the Ten Year Local Transit Strategy developed by City... More

Metrolinx Speaker at Rotary

The Rotary Club of Hamilton welcomed Paul Finnerty – vice president, Operations for GO Transit, a division of Metrolinx – as its luncheon speaker on January 22. ACCESS AUDIO HIGHLIGHTS BELOW In his remarks and responses to audience questions, Finnerty touched on a number hot... More

Complete Streets Dialogue

Here is an audio recording of Keanin Loomis, president and CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, speaking at yesterday’s Complete Streets Dialogue organized by the Network for Community-Campus Partnerships at McMaster University. “We understand the social, health and environmental impacts of complete streets,”... More

Ten Placemaking Tips

Janette MacDonald, executive director of Downtown London – a business improvement area serving the urban core of London, Ontario – presented on the topic of placemaking at the sixth annual Transforming and Revitalizing Downtown Summit in June 2014. She spoke in a direct manner... More