BOOK REVIEW – The Guide to Greening Cities

Authors: Sadhu Aufochs Johnston, Steven S. Nicholas and Julia Parzen (Island Press, 2013) More and more books are focusing on how to... Read More

LORINC: An adult conversation about transit, redux

Last week, I proposed in this space three key moves that Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals could make to signal their seriousness about... Read More

MESLIN: If a billboard falls in a forest… Part 1

Bathurst and Davenport cross each other just below the steep shoreline of ancient Lake Iroquois. The intersection is lush with... Read More

North America’s Best Kept (Cycling) Secret

Author’s Note: Earlier this year, Vélo Quebec contacted me with a remarkable opportunity: to spend four days cycling around the... Read More

LORINC: How Wynne can repair Liberals public transit credibility

With premier Kathleen Wynne promising to move quickly to deliver a throne speech, re-introduce the budget that won her last week’s... Read More

LORINC: What Ontario election means for Toronto’s mayoral race

Last night’s stunning win for Liberal premier Kathleen Wynne will almost certainly trigger not one but two leadership races — Tim... Read More

RELEASE: OCOP! – Grandview Woodlands Citizens not happy with City planning process

“Our Community, Our Plan!” (OCOP!) Residents’ Group members are concerned that the City wants to build dozens of high-end condo towers... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 5: The bottom line on the Scarborough subway

During tonight’s provincial election debate, Tim Hudak and Andrea Horwath will spend plenty of time accusing Kathleen Wynne and the... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 4: Won’t somebody think of Bombardier?

According to the November, 2012, master agreement signed by Metrolinx, the City of Toronto and the TTC, the four-line LRT project... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 3: Ignoring the projected high costs and low ridership

When Toronto city council convened in July, 2013, to make a clear decision on the Scarborough subway conversion, City staff provided... Read More