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robert voigt
Works at Cambium
Attended University of British Columbia
Lives in Collingwood ONT
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The Impact of Development Form on ROI for Municipalities
Here is the recently published Municipal World article I write on the impact form of development has on municipal tax ROI.  This is based on research I have been doing with planner John Douglas RPP, MCIP. Municipal Return on Investment
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Emotional Compass for Success
Here is a post that I originally published on LinkedIn a few weeks ago.  It should be helpful for people both professionally and personally, in terms of how they improve and progress toward achieving their goals.  Enjoy. 11 days into 2016 and the initial ex...
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Emotional Compass for Success
Here is a post that I originally published on LinkedIn a few weeks ago.  It should be helpful for people both professionally and personally, in terms of how they improve and progress toward achieving their goals.  Enjoy. 11 days into 2016 and the initial ex...
Here is a post that I originally published on LinkedIn a few weeks ago. It should be helpful for people both professionally and personally, in terms of how they improve and progress toward achieving their goals. Enjoy. 1...
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What's Old is New Again - Progressive Planning Approach
There have been many influences on my work over the years.  I had the benefit of one of my first positions in a planning department working for Larry Beasley in the Major Developments Group of Central Area Planning for the City of Vancouver.  Since those ea...
There have been many influences on my work over the years. I had the benefit of one of my first positions in a planning department working for Larry Beasley in the Major Developments Group of Central Area Planning for the Ci...
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Drone's Eye View - American Planning Association
Here is an article that was recently published in the journal of the American Planning Association.  I was asked to participate to describe my use of drones in my professional planning practice.  Drone's Eye View - American Planning Association article
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Town Hall Metings Aren't the Only Option
Here is a video of the recent Idea Bombing event we held in Pentanguishene.  This format brings together food, music, hands-on activities and fun so that citizens are more engaged and open to discussion. My presentation ranged from Strong Towns perspectives...
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Animated Video for OPPI
Below is an animated video I created for the Ontario Professional Planners Institute.  It provides a short 4 min overview of the history and work of OPPI. Ontario Professional Planners Institute from Robert Voigt on Vimeo .
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Emotional Compass for Success
Here is a post that I originally published on LinkedIn a few weeks ago.  It should be helpful for people both professionally and personally, in terms of how they improve and progress toward achieving their goals.  Enjoy. 11 days into 2016 and the initial ex...
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What ROI is Your Town Planning and Designing For?
The assumptions many communities have that unquestioningly link growth with community prosperity need to be re-examined, recalibrated, and retooled.  This is because unfortunately, the form of development that this growth takes and that we encourage and reg...
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12 Strategies for Re-Energizing Your Community
Recently Municipal World published an excellent book for people working on community building and revitalization, 12 Strategies .  This book features a carefully-selected collection of strategies, case studies
and best practices.  Each section was written ...
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The Walkability Factor
Here is an article that I was asked to participate in from the Toronto Sun.  It speaks to the "walkability factor" in the preferences of condo purchases.  Toronot Sun Artcle on Walkability
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Featuring the work of John O'cal of Idea Bombing Sydney
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Urban Planner, Artist, Blogger
Introduction
Urban Planner, artist, blogger. Specializing in community engagement, urban design, active transportation, organizational development, blogging and site planning.
Education
  • University of British Columbia
    MA- Planning, 2000
  • University of Waterloo
    BES - Honours Urban an Regional Planning, 1995
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Looking for
Friends, Networking
Relationship
Married
Work
Occupation
Urban Planner (MCIP, RPP), Artist, Blogger.
Employment
  • Cambium
    Senior Project Manager, 2013 - present
  • Town of Collingwood
    Manager, Planning and Infrastructure Projects, 2008 - 2013
  • City of Oak Harbor
    Senior Planner, 2002 - 2008
  • Town of Snowmass Village
    Senior Planner, 2000 - 2002
  • Regional District of Central Kootenay
    Planner, 2005 - 2006
  • City of Vancouver
    Planning Analyst, 1998 - 2000
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Currently
Collingwood ONT
Previously
Germany - whidbey island, wa - Vancouver, Bc - Snowmass Village, CO - Nelson, BC