One Mile to Go

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    Axonometric of street conditions.
    Axonometric of street conditions.
    Winona Li
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    Street analysis diagram of cycling condition.
    Street analysis diagram of cycling condition.
    Winona Li
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    Street analysis diagram of sound pollution.
    Street analysis diagram of sound pollution.
    Winona Li
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    Street analysis diagram of delivery vehicles condition.
    Street analysis diagram of delivery vehicles condition.
    Winona Li
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Winona Li
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As Toronto transitions from conventional markets to online shopping, every location in the city has become a last mile destination point.  The resulting new and unaccustomed elements are transforming the basic physical and organizational structures in communities.  These societal changes and increased demands on the transportation and distribution networks are affecting systems of social comfort like safety and activity in neighbourhoods.  This shift should be brought to the attention of urban planners and architects, truly understanding these new factors involve rethinking the daily interactions of everyday citizens and their relationship to street and building design. Designs that have explored city planning to improve delivery in the ultimate phase will not only eradicate ongoing issues like raising travel time and costs, air pollution, and fluctuating economic growth, but also advance the general quality of life for the public, including the factors that arise when meeting that One Mile to Go.