Back to the Future Wild West by Sergio Bianchi, Simone Fracasso and Chiara Pellegrin. This idea addresses the simultaneous conditions of an expanding urban footprint and concern for endangered Mother Earth. Their proposal looks 200 years ahead and imagines how to use the light rail as a backbone for a new city… a land where the buffalo might again roam.
Landprints: Designing for Ephemeral by Juliana Morar and Celia Lee, proposes a solution to rethink the dedicated parking lot with a system of various shared, adaptable spaces for public use.
9 Minute Villages by Mark Cooper, Terry Klassen, Gregory Hart and Michael Taylor. This idea considers a zoning of a nine-minute cycling radius from an LRT station and explores future land use opportunities.
Alyth-Bonnybrook-Manchester on track(s) by Bram van Der Heijden, considers the potential for social and economic change in an industrial neighbourhood by adapting a disused rail network and incorporating active transportation
Threaded Identities by Kaitlyn Pelletier and Scott Bell identifies unique character traits of seven areas along the proposed Green Line that reveal the history, ecology and culture along the route.
Destination: station by Jason Johnson, Josh Taron, Hayden Pattullo, Immanuel Arole, Kristen Forward, Charlene Karl, Danielle Kim, Craig MacDonald, Sumaya Nsair, Peter Tomanek. This idea considers autonomous vehicles in looking for ways to develop a transit station as a destination.
Public is Everyone
Route X by Sarah Danahy, uses crowdsourcing as a way to capture the experiential knowledge of streets and paths.