Shawn Topp

September 20, 2016

Can we afford NOT to build the Rail Deck Park?

Last month, Toronto Mayor John Tory unveiled grand plans for the Rail Deck Park – an ambitious proposal to cover the rail lines between Bathurst Street […]
May 2, 2016

Renewable vanity is the future

As Elon Musk, founder of Tesla Motors and SpaceX took the stage at the recent Model 3 unveiling, the world watched what many people claimed to […]
April 19, 2016

Why we should merge transit and art

The juxtaposition between rapid transit and art is an interesting one. Take, for instance, Japan Railway’s unique bullet train named “Genbi” (meaning “Contemporary Beauty”), which has […]
February 3, 2016

Transforming rail yards into real estate

The transformation of cities does not happen overnight. Nor does it happen without the long-term perspective and creative will to take what is seemingly unusable and […]

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