LORINC: Why transit has become Toronto’s moral hazard

If I have to be brutally candid about my gut reaction to last week’s transit decision, I’ll confess that part of me felt the people of... Read More

LORINC: The Scarborough subway and the climate change agenda

What will future residents of Scarborough think, 30 or 40 years hence, when they cast their minds back to the craven transit decisions... Read More

LORINC: A city that doesn’t learn from transit mistakes

How many times do we have to bang our heads against the wall before we finally get the message? Apparently, based on Friday’s little... Read More

LORINC: Turning the Hearn into a generator of culture

This weekend, Jorn Weisbrodt, Luminato’s outgoing artistic director, watched the proverbial curtain rise on what will, in all... Read More

LORINC: The potential of urban archaeology

For almost six months last year, an archaeological crew meticulously unearthed the treasures that had lain hidden beneath the Centre... Read More

LORINC: The Attack of the Killer Revenue Tools

There was a wonderfully revealing moment at yesterday’s executive committee meeting, when Toronto’s city manager Peter Wallace... Read More

LORINC: A Trip Advisor for rental apartments?

When the members of the Municipal Licensing and Standards committee meet tomorrow at City Hall, they’ll be considering the latest... Read More

LORINC: Why Toronto needs to use open data to improve apartment safety

When I went on Kijiji Thursday morning, I quickly found the following listing: a basement apartment in a bungalow for $515 a month, to... Read More

LORINC: Bombardier’s Mexico problem

According to the latest pronouncements from company executives, the epic shemozzle that is the TTC’s Bombardier streetcar contract... Read More

LORINC: What Toronto can learn from street fighter Janette Sadik-Khan

Toronto has only one short and unflattering walk-on part in Janette Sadik Khan’s fascinating account of her experiences as the... Read More