Dylan Reid is a senior editor at Spacing Magazine. He has also written articles for NOW magazine and the uTOpia books. He was co-chair of the Toronto Pedestrian Committee 2007-2010, was one of the founders of the Toronto Coalition (now Centre) for Active Transportation, and is a co-founder of Walk Toronto. Dylan is also a Fellow at the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at the University of Toronto.

Do you have to shovel your sidewalk?

In the City of Toronto, the city will clear some local sidewalks when it snows a certain amount, but other people are required to... Read More

How about food bikes?

This spring, I was fortunate to be able to spend a few days in Paris. The city is in the midst of trying to reclaim the banks of the... Read More

Balancing vibrancy and accessibility: new rules for sidewalk patios

In the current issue of Spacing, I mention sidewalk patios as an example of the dual role of sidewalks, as both a place and a... Read More

Awe in the city

The study of awe — the kind of jaw-dropping experience that makes you recalibrate your understanding of the world — originated with... Read More

REID: Busting some myths about pedestrian collisions

Toronto Public Health published a report this week analyzing the police statistics for collisions where vehicles hit pedestrians and... Read More

REID: Slowly moving towards speed reductions in Toronto

In the most recent issue of Spacing, I wrote about how the idea of “slow zones” is being overtaken by universal speed... Read More

EVENT: A Walk With “Born to Walk” author Dan Rubinstein

Walk Toronto is hosting a walk with journalist and author Dan Rubinstein, who is about to publish his new book Born to Walk: The... Read More

REID: Some thoughts on the 1 Bloor West proposal

Last week, the owner of the land at 1 Bloor West (the former location of Stollery’s, plus some adjacent property) unveiled a... Read More