Forgotten TTC architecture a reminder of nixed transit plans

Toronto is building the East Bayfront LRT. Well, sort of. This week, Metro News reported that the City of Toronto has set aside $2... Read More

Visual Thoughts #58

Last VT image: Sun above houses on 11th Ave in Vancouver during July wildfires north of Lower Mainland. *** Erick Villagomez is one of... Read More

McAdam, New Brunswick and the struggle of small communities

Many small towns, communities, and rural areas face challenges with the decline of traditional industries such as forestry. Often... Read More

Happy birthday to the Toronto streetcar system

There are perhaps few things more symbolic of Toronto than its streetcars. For more than 150 years, surface rail has formed the... Read More

Oppose the building, not the people

HALIFAX – Know what happens when too many rats live together? According to one influential study, they become violent and... Read More

The Case For Bus-Only Lanes on Georgia Street

At Slow Streets, we believe in quick and effective results that are measurable and observable. We call for maximizing the utility of... Read More

Dead rail lines, lost streets, and more Toronto oddities

There’s a couple of new lofts at the southeast corner of Carlaw and Dundas. The courtyard between the two buildings curves... Read More

Visual Thoughts #57

Last VT image: View from Jericho Beach, Vancouver, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is... Read More

Rethinking Brossard’s Panama Hub

Each year, Dr. Pierre Gauthier, a professor in Concordia’s Department of Geography, Planning and Environment, gives his Advanced Urban... Read More

SUMMER OF THE GUN: 10 years later, pt. III

By Idil Burale and John Lorinc In Toronto, we are good at starting things, but we tend not to follow through or evaluate them down the... Read More