Visual Thoughts #54

Last VT image: Trout Lake Community Centre, Vancouver. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is... Read More

Finding our way by bike

This post by Natalie Corbo is part of Spacing‘s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think and Do Tank at the University of Toronto... Read More

How Toronto learned to love the patio

For all the time Torontonians will spend sipping lager and pinot on patios this summer, it would be easy to conclude that the people... Read More

Lessons From Copenhagen: Key Ingredients For A Successful Public Space

Copenhagen is often praised for its commitment to cycling and infrastructure. With 41% of all trips citywide done by cycling it is the... Read More

In Focus: Downtown Vancouver Public Plazas

As a part of research I have been conducting around public spaces within Downtown Vancouver, I was curious to look into Vancouver’s... Read More

Debunking Edmonton’s “War on Cars”

A recent opinion piece in the Calgary Herald claiming that the City of Calgary  is “ignoring the plight of... Read More

Our Winter of Discontent: Sidewalks and Snow Clearing

HALIFAX – After a brutal February and an almost as horrid March, Halifax (aka Hoth on a nasty day) is finally emerging from the... Read More

Remembering an Olympic scramble intersection party

As City Council considers removal of the scramble at Bay and Bloor, many issues are up for debate: safety, usage levels and traffic... Read More

Spacing presents transit wayfinding events in Mississauga & Toronto on Tuesday & Wednesday

MISSISSAUGA EVENT WHAT: Connecting The Dots: Mississauga event WHEN: Tuesday, March 24, 7-9pm WHERE: Sheridan College, Hazel McCallion... Read More

MESLIN: If a billboard falls in a forest… Part 3

Last week a brilliant piece appeared in the New York Times about commercial advertising in public spaces and what the author describes... Read More