What happened to all the public washrooms in Toronto?

When nature calls in Toronto, it’s usually an obliging bar or cafe that answers. Outside of city parks and public buildings... Read More

Four wild but cheap ideas Edmonton can introduce – right now – to protect cyclists

Cycling in downtown Edmonton is a bit like jogging with bulls. Each time you’re nearly crushed riding atop your velo, you wonder... Read More

Toronto World Pride: A video look back at the 1989 Pride celebration

As Toronto begins its rather massive World Pride celebrations this year, we’re pleased to present another film of a previous... 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

BOOK REVIEW – Socially Restorative Urbanism: The theory, process and practice of Experiemics

Authors: Kevin Thwaites, Alice Mathers, Ian Simkins (Routledge, 2014) Over the past several decades, a number of frameworks have... Read More

Image of the Moment: Remapping Rideau Street

Image: From the Uptown Rideau CDP Workshop – 28 May 2014 Location: Rideau Branch of Ottawa Public Library, 377 Rideau Street... Read More

Ottawa Underpass Streetscape Initiative

By the end of this summer, two of Ottawa’s underpasses will be that much more welcoming thanks to a city-led initiative aimed at... Read More

Book Review From the Stacks: Cities for People

Author: Jan Gehl (Island Press, 2010) With the great success of his consulting practice and several excellent books to his name, the... Read More

Image of the Moment: Ottawa Race Weekend

Image: 40th Anniversary Marathon, Ottawa Race Weekend Location: Looking North up Colonel By Drive from the Laurier Bridge, Ottawa... Read More

Spacing Ottawa Event: Beaver Barracks Site Tour

WHAT: Site visit and walking tour of the Beaver Barracks, community rental housing development WHEN: June 21, 1pm WHERE: Beaver... Read More