LORINC: Sidewalk Labs, autonomous vehicles, and the persistent myth of driver error

LEIPZIG, GERMANY, reporting from the International Transport Forum  — When Sidewalk Labs unveiled its plans for Toronto’s... Read More

LORINC: Toronto’s road safety shame

LEIPZIG, GERMANY, reporting from the International Transport Forum  — The contrast could scarcely be starker: with yet another death... Read More

LORINC: Sidewalk Labs’s district energy gambit

Within the next week or so, Sidewalk Labs will sign contracts with two as-yet unnamed engineering firms tasked with figuring out one... Read More

LORINC: Ford’s transit promises have nothing to do with transit

Do. Not. Be. Distracted. By. The. Shiny. Object. I speak, of course, about Doug Ford’s promise to spend $5 billion on transit, on top... Read More

LORINC: Walking in the shadow of Yonge Street attack

There’s a lot of talk these days — on Spacing and elsewhere — about “messy urbanism.” But if you want to understand what this... Read More

LORINC: Sidewalk Toronto hires a fixer

Has the outfit that promised to build a waterfront community from the Internet up decided that it needs a reboot, or at least an... Read More

The next steps for the Toronto Museum

Co-authored with Claire Nelischer After years of deliberation and many unrealized plans, the City is finally set to establish... Read More

LORINC: Why regime change doesn’t necessarily mean a swing to the right

In so many ways, Doug Ford’s bluster bus is already the most riveting story of this spring’s election, although his response to... Read More

What a Doug Ford government will do about (or to) transit

In the next few days, work crews will begin tearing up the intersection of Finch Ave. West and Martin Grove — deep in the heart of... Read More

LORINC: Why Sidewalk Toronto needs to consult with you

In the heady days of Toronto’s mid-1980s real estate boom, large parcels of land along the central waterfront began rapidly changing... Read More