Toronto Tuesday: Toronto book review, Spacing’s face-lift, Metrolinx plan approved

ttdec1.jpgEach Tuesday, Spacing Montreal will share some posts from our sister blog, Spacing Toronto. We hope it will fuel constructive dialogue on the urban issues faced by both cities. 

There Was Never a Better Time

Dylan Reid reviews “There Was Never a Better Time;” the story of two men living in Toronto during the 1920s. The book’s anecdotes and archival photographs paint a picture of what the city was like during the time when such Toronto landmarks as the Canadian National Exhibition and the streetcars were coming into fruition.

Spacing’s face-lift

Spacing is celebrating its fifth birthday next Wednesday. While maintaining most of the characteristic elements of the magazine, the upcoming issue features some new columns as well as a few font and layout changes. 

Metrolinx regional transportation plan approved

On Friday afternoon Metrolinx board members voted unanimously on the implementation of the Regional Transportation Plan. Metrolinx was created to provide better transit for the municipalities and suburbs surrounding Toronto in conjunction with the city’s municipal transit system. Here’s what they have in mind with the creation of the RTP.

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