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CH2M Receives Willis Chipman Award for Metrolinx Union Pearson Express

June 3, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Rail

On April 16, Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) hosted the 2016 Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards Gala at the International Centre in Toronto, where CH2M was one of three companies honoured with the Willis Chipman Award. The company was recognized for…

Eleventh New TTC Streetcar Enters Service

November 12, 2015 - in Corporate, Transit

The TTC’s newest low-floor streetcar, car number 4412, entered service on the 510 Spadina route this morning, bringing the total number of new streetcars…

HMM Chosen as Prime Consultant for Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Outfall Project

October 21, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Wastewater

Oct. 19, 2015—Hatch Mott MacDonald has been selected by the City of Toronto to provide detailed design and construction administration services for…

Arup Celebrates Grand Opening of Toronto’s Queens Quay Waterfront Revitalization Project

July 15, 2015 - in Construction, Projects

TORONTO, July 13, 2015—Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, is proud to have played a significant role in the recently-completed Queens Quay Revitalization project…

Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plans Revitalize Older Communities

September 22, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning, Remediation/redevelopment

TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2014—Today, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) and its partners celebrate five years of working together on the Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan (SNAP) program to create resilient communities that are beautiful, happy…

Sustainability in Public Works Conference Merges with 2014 APWA International Public Works Congress and Exposition in Toronto

June 13, 2014 - in Announcement, Maintenance, Projects

The American Public Works Association (APWA) annual Sustainability in Public Works Conference has merged with the 2014 APWA International Public Works Congress and Exposition taking place in Toronto, Canada, August 17-20, 2014 at the Metro Toronto Convention…

Chief City Planner Aims to Make Toronto More Pedestrian-friendly

January 5, 2014 - in Planning, Transportation

Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat’s crusade to make walkability a pivotal city planning principle. “Walking is fundamental to our survival,” she said in a public lecture last month, claiming it is critical for both human health and the city’s…

University of Toronto’s City Centre Detail a 60-year Evolution of the City

March 24, 2013 - in Analysis, Planning

Toronto’s land-use maps are important planning tools but they lack detail and are often out-of-date. Municipal planning diagrams don’t provide much detail, and the province doesn’t make its land-use data available to researchers. Zoning and approved…

University of Toronto's City Centre Detail a 60-year Evolution of the City

March 24, 2013 - in Analysis, Planning

Toronto’s land-use maps are important planning tools but they lack detail and are often out-of-date. Municipal planning diagrams don’t provide much detail, and the province doesn’t make its land-use data available to researchers. Zoning and approved…

Understanding Where City Residents Prefer to Live

July 19, 2012 - in Analysis, Projects

How much does affordability of neighborhood influence your decision about where to live? If home price wasn't an issue, would you prefer to live in a more location-efficient neighborhood? These and other questions form the basis of this study designed to examine…