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- Citizens’ Guide to Land-use Planning , Province of Ontario, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Sep. 20 Welcome to the (sub)urban revolution - Welcome to the Urban Revolution (Brugmann), pp. 3-16 Sep. 27 The Canadian City - The New City (Lorinc) Introduction (pp. 1-14) - The Shape of the City (Sewell) Chapter 1 Oct. 4 The Ontario and Regional (Greater Golden Horseshoe) Context Assignment 1 due in class - Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (Sections 1 & 2) - Planning for Prosperity (Neptis Foundation) - Oct. 11 NO CLASS – STUDY WEEK Oct. 18 The City of Toronto Context Mid-Term Exam in class - Changing Toronto (Boudreau et.al.), Chapter 6
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PLX 333 Outline Planning for Non-planners Fall 2017 Date Topic Readings* Oct. 25 Thinking about urban spaces, places (including “urban design”) Guest Speaker: Yvonne Yeung, Senior Planner – Urban Design, City of Markham - The Image of the City (Lynch), excerpt (pp. 1-6, 46- 49) Nov. 1 Infrastructure – making the city work, move, healthy, and livable - Urban Infrastructure and Urban Growth in the Toronto Region, 1950s to the 1990s (White) Nov. 8 The City as a “growth machine”: planning for development, and approvals Guest Speaker: Michael Collins-Williams, Director, Policy, Ontario Homebuilders’ Association Assignment 2 due in class - Thinking Planning and Urbanism (Milroy), pp. 1 -13 Nov. 15 Equity, and the right to the city Special Guest: Dwayne Sybbliss, MES, Filmmaker, Photographer (and screening of his documentary film, “Last Ride Through Regent” ). - The Three Cities Within Toronto (Hulchanski) - Toronto Vital Signs Report 2016 (Toronto Foundation) Nov. 22 New frontiers for the city, planning For next and last class: Reflect on what you have learned, and still want to know. Be prepared to come to class with your insights and/or questions to explore further. Nov. 29 Wrap-up and sharing session
PLX 333 Outline Planning for Non-planners Fall 2017 ASSIGNMENT 1: Situating the City Due in class on October 4, 2017 Format: Hardcopy Name, student number, title and date on top of first page (no cover page, please) Use headings to organize the content Number the pages Reference appropriately, as required (footnotes or endnotes) 1.5 line spacing No more than 4 single-sided pages in length Any relevant figures or photos, etc., you incorporate will not count against the 4-page limit Content: 1. Pick a Canadian city (or town, settlement, etc.) and describe it in terms of its “site” and “situation”. 2. State and describe a current or emerging issue being experienced in the city you selected. Examples could include : o Significant or contentious development proposal (be sure to describe what planning policies/development standards would need to be amended) o Planning study (e.g. new development area, new policy for housing or employment growth, official plan review process, etc.) o Lack of affordable housing, or a shortage of housing in general o Traffic and/or transit congestion o The quality and/or availability of public facilities (e.g. parks, schools, community centres, etc.) o Pace of growth o

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