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Keane Gruending

Keane Gruending is the Communications Manager for Renewable Cities, a global program of the SFU Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver. He works to advance climate and energy solutions and has a wide range of expertise in cycling, shared mobility, sustainable urbanism, transit advocacy, stakeholder engagement, and renewable energy policy advocacy. When not cruising East Vancouver on his bike, he can be found exploring British Columbia and numerous foreign countries. Follow Keane on Twitter at @keagru.

Making the shift: An autonomous vehicle future requires bigger thinking

In Canadian cities, most people move around today the same way they did a decade ago. Which is to say, for the most part, personal cars still dominate, while walking, cycling, and transit represent a...