COVID RECOVERY: Timid bus priority plan in Toronto needs to be bigger & bolder

This week, the Executive Committee of Toronto City Council is considering a motion to prioritize public transit on select roadways... Read More

How COVID-19 can catalyze coordination in Greater Toronto

By André Côté, Gabriel Eidelman, and Michael Fenn. The reopening in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the recovery planning to... Read More

Our resilience will be measured by the strength of our civic spaces

COVID-19 has called the value of cities into question. But cities are not the problem. Even as the COVID-19 curve flattens, we stare... Read More

Queerness and queer space in the time of COVID-19

Marquis is a queer young man living in the City of Brampton who enjoys commuting into the City of Toronto, where he attends classes at... Read More

LORINC: The pandemic is sacrificing community spaces in places of faith

The long-awaited partial re-opening, which finally began in Toronto and Peel earlier this week, is a story with two aspects: on the... Read More

REID: The beginning of the end for rush hour curb lanes?

One of the distinctive and ubiquitous characteristics of main streets in the older parts of Toronto is the rush hour curb lane. For... Read More

LORINC: The pandemic is about cities

Viruses, in the abstract, don’t care much about their host organisms, beyond the latter’s on-board, physiological defenses. Yet it’s... Read More

EVENT: The Post-Pandemic City We Want – June 23rd, 7:00 pm

How can we create a post-pandemic Vancouver that is just, equitable, decolonized, and inclusive for all? June 23, 2020 7:00pm via Zoom... Read More

Six-foot City: Conclusion

This series has explored the impacts of doubling the current personal space radius from 3ft (1m) to 6ft (2m) across three everyday... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 046, Toronto City Council is buffering

There have been two full, virtual City Council meetings since the COVID-19 outbreak in Toronto. Those meeting saw near-unanimous votes... Read More