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.
Finally: a fully functional waterfront? Sean Marshall details the highlights from Waterfront Toronto’s recommendations for waterfront development. The plans for revitalization include a grand lakefront boulevard with streetcar lanes in the centre, traffic only on the north side and a pedestrian focused space on the south side.
Dylan Reid covers a whole range of pedestrian-centred maps (just in time for spring!) Take a look at the new Toronto Parks and Trails map (with an increased attention to accessibility), a walking-route map from the Ontario Health Promotion ministry, and even a map exploring “various points of watery interest” in the city.
This week features some interesting transit news in and around Toronto: read about the Metrolinx take-over of the city’s regional transit system; the increasing momentum behind the proposed Downtown Relief Line; and the adoption of bike rack programs by both GO Transit and Brampton Transit.