REID: Is it time for a vehicle registration tax to help fix Toronto’s roads?

Toronto’s streets are in terrible shape. I notice this as a pedestrian, trying to cross at intersections where the zebra stripes that... Read More

LORINC: Seizing the opportunity of Tory’s resignation

Let’s not talk about candidates and the horse race, just for a fleeting moment. The end of the John Tory era, which came to a... Read More

LORINC: The Sad State of Police Governance in Tory’s Toronto

It feels like matters of policing, never far from view, have hung particularly heavily over the city’s business in this past... Read More

Book review: DIY City

Author: Hank Dittmar (Island Press, 2020) DIY, or “do-it-yourself,” as it relates to urban planning, most easily evokes... Read More

S101S – Understanding Residential Density: Why is it so Confusing?

What is residential density and why is it so confusing? Residential density is critical to urban planning. It refers to the number of... Read More

On Interior Urbanism: An Interview with Jeremy Senko

Interiors and urbanism are often considered opposites of one another. But are they so different? Spacing Vancouver’s Erick... Read More

LORINC: The taxing discussion about a parking tax

Can anyone who pays attention to City Hall say they didn’t see this one coming? The latest news from the budget... Read More

S101 Series: Introduction and Call

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: cities are complex. But that doesn’t mean they need to be complicated... Read More

LORINC: How to expedite affordable housing during a crisis

With the launch of the annual budget slam dance, at the beginning of a new term of city council, on this, the 25th anniversary of... Read More

EXCERPT: Displacement City: Fighting for Health and Homes in a Pandemic

The following is the afterword by Spacing‘s Shawn Micallef in the new book Displacement City: Fighting for Health and Homes in a... Read More