Toronto Tuesday: urban theory match, bus arrival technology and waterfront signs

3111517774_49ddcf7e62.jpgPhoto by Shawn Micallef

Each 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.

Kingwell vs. Florida

Both Richard Florida and Mark Kingwell have a lot to say about Toronto, and use very different analytical methods to do so. In this post Dylan Reid compares the methods and writings of these two thinkers.

TTC launches vehicle arrival program

The days of seemingly endless waits for the bus are almost over. Yesterday the Toronto Transit Commision launched a new vehicle arrival program that tells passengers when they can expect their next bus to arrive. The best part is that the system will become more accurate the more it’s used.

Lake Ontario signs

Our waterfront is far removed from the average Torontonian’s experience of the city. Shawn Micallef provides an account of a recent waterfront walk, where he noticed that the overwhelming amount of warning signs may be a part of the problem.

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