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.

REID: Yes, the City could plow local sidewalks in the old city

The City of Toronto plows snow from local sidewalks in most of the city, but not in a “no-plow” zone that encompasses the... Read More

REID: Pedestrian buttons 2 – the rise of the audible signal

Four years ago, I wrote a piece explaining the different kinds of pedestrian buttons and how they work. The piece was in response to... Read More

REID: Heritage beyond a building’s walls

Hidden in the Distillery District, behind the unremarkable door of 36 Distillery Lane, is a staircase-museum. The simple stairway... Read More

REID: The Unilever lands and public space

The Unilever Precinct (also sometimes called “East Harbour”) is a remarkable opportunity to create an entirely new business district... Read More

REID: Some interesting public furniture in Russia

I recently returned from a trip to several cities in Russia, and wanted to share some interesting public space furniture ideas I... Read More

REID: Hi-Lo-rise infill buildings

Amidst the discussion of the potential and challenges of building new mid-rise buildings to increase density along Toronto’s... Read More

REID: The Unilever lands and housing

The Unilever Precinct (also sometimes called “East Harbour”) is a large district of Toronto ready for development east of downtown... Read More