Roger Keil provides insight into transit hubs in the Globe and Mail article, "How transit hubs can spur dense development." “We need to build out these hubs as more than just classical bedroom communities, with some bike paths and a yoga studio attached. That’s not going to cut it,” says Roger Keil, York University research […]
Jim Brown from CBC radio's 180 talks to MCRI principal investigator, Roger Keil, about the "in-between city." Click here to listen to the broadcast.
MCRI researcher Roger Keil has been quoted in two recent articles on the suburbs: Ahmed-Ullah, Noreen. (June 3, 2016). "How Brampton, a town in suburban Ontario, was dubbed a ghetto." The Globe and Mail. To view article click here. “It’s an interesting case because you have this clustering and clumping of particular people through market […]
GOVERNANCE Michael Ekers, Pierre Hamel & Roger Keil (2012). "Governing Suburbia: Modalities and Mechanisms of Suburban Governance." Regional Studies. 46:3, 405-422. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2012.658036 Abstract: This paper traces the major modalities of suburban governance through a review of the extant literature on the matter. Based on the existing debate on suburban governance it appears that three modalities […]
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Inhabited Futures/ Constructed Pasts The international graduate PhD program “The World in the City,” run by a consortium of universities from Berlin, New York, and Toronto, is having its annual meeting in Toronto November 19-21, 2015. The topic of the meeting […]
This workshop, organized by Professor Pierre Hamel at the Université de Montréal, took place over two days, October 26 and 27, 2015. It was hosted at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Université de Montréal and brought together international scholars with expertise in urbanism and suburban governance in different parts of the world, and […]
School of Planning, University of Waterloo, June 14-16, 2015 As the world population is becoming increasingly urban, most of the growth is happening in suburbs. It is thus there that infrastructure stress is most acute, would it be because of a lag of infrastructure development relative to population and economic growth, neglect of suburban populations […]
Fudan University, Shanghai, China As a rapidly growing city, Shanghai is exposed to significant challenges with regard to social, economic, environmental, and cultural planning. This forum analyses suburbanization in Shanghai as well as other regions in China from various aspects including land, governance, and infrastructure. Organized by Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) on Global Suburbanisms, […]
Professor Roger Keil speaks to International Graduate College (IGK) Fellow Lisa Vollmer for the Center for Metropolitan Studies podcast series (November 2014).