LORINC: Waterfront Toronto gets tough with Sidewalk Labs

In a striking move that marks a clear change in the relationship between Waterfront Toronto (WT) and Sidewalk Labs, officials with the... Read More

LORINC: Doug Ford’s Barbarians are at the gate

I must confess to a grudging admiration for the speed and shrewdness with which Premier Doug Ford succeeded in knocking two and... Read More

LORINC: Doug Ford’s un-greening of Ontario

If you take a quick stroll through the Government of Ontario’s air quality tracker site – which I’d recommend doing before it... Read More

LORINC: The post-Will era begins

Waterfront Toronto’s public positioning to accompany the gang-plank resignation yesterday of its now former CEO Will Fleissig could be... Read More

LORINC: Breaking down Doug Ford’s impossible, ridiculous, scandalous subway to Pickering

Because we here in Spacing’s bustling newsroom like to provide informative and constructive analysis to politicians of all stripes, we... Read More

LORINC: How will Doug Ford govern?

How will Doug Ford govern? With a week left before he’s sworn in, the most crucial, and also the most elusive, question right now is... Read More

LORINC: Making sense of the most crazy-ass Ontario election ever

I have no idea if all bets are off. But you’ve got to think that the hallucinatory 48-hour period bracketed by Kathleen Wynne’s... Read More

LORINC: What Toronto should learn from Hamburg’s self-driving shuttle pilot

HAMBURG, GERMANY — At some point in 2019, the first of three curiously upright shuttle vehicles will begin tooling around a 3.6km loop... Read More

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