Guest Post: what does the future of transportation look like, in the midst of rapid change?

Written on Oct 31, 2018

Shared by one of our project partners, Metrolinx, the following article provides insight into the future of transit and the role that it will play in community planning and development, including road capacity and design, parking and land use, and the imminent rise of intelligent and “smart” neighbourhoods. Metrolinx is currently undertaking the largest transportation investment in Ontario’s history to deliver better, faster, and easier transit systems for the province, while also operating GO Transit, UP Express, and PRESTO. ...

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Entuitive welcomes Brian Stonehouse as Director of Operations

Written on Aug 14, 2018

Toronto, ON – August 15, 2018 – Entuitive is pleased to welcome Brian Stonehouse to the firm’s leadership team as Director of Operations – Principal. ...

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Developing Fire Safety Engineering as a Practice in Canada

Written on Aug 07, 2018

The goal of Fire Safety Engineering (FSE) is to design a strategy which meets human safety and property protection goals with an optimized solution. In comparison to international practice, Canada could be considered highly underdeveloped in a technical perspective of performance versus prescription. In Canada FSE is a subdivision within civil and mechanical engineering, rather than treated as a profession in and of itself. With a requirement for more complex infrastructure to meet Canadian societal needs, there is stimulus that is fostering a demand to create professionals educated with FSE skill sets. This literary study therefore aims to present a state-of-the-art review of the design practice of FSE in Canada and abroad with explicit focus on Performance-Based Fire Design (PBFD) for the Canadian practitioner who seeks to develop their expertise in this subject....

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