A need for high speed rail reality

GO Transit commuter train at Brampton Station, on the Toronto-Kitchener rail corridor Last week, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the... Read More

A new low for the Scarborough Subway champion

For 2016’s annual Torontoist Heroes and Villains feature, I nominated Toronto Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Ward 38... Read More

Metrolinx’s suburban plans for an urban transit system

At its last board meeting on December 8, Metrolinx presented an update on the status of 12 new GO Transit rail stations, all located... Read More

The sidepath: a solution for suburban cycling infrastructure

On busy suburban roads, sidepaths offer an appealing alternative to installing bike lanes. But where they have been implemented, there... Read More

Brampton’s Etobicoke Creek: floods, concrete, and new public spaces

The City of Brampton — Canada’s ninth largest municipality — was founded as a small community in the mid-19th century, as the... Read More

Not In My Front Yard: The controversy of installing sidewalks

McNicoll Avenue at Boxdene Avenue. There’s no sidewalk on the south side of this busy Scarborough road. It might come as a... Read More

The challenge of getting to the bus stop

Adapted from a post in Marshall’s Musings, the author’s personal blog. In the Greater Toronto Area, we have a fixation on... Read More

Toronto’s history in two buildings

Back in May and June of 2015, the Guardian newspaper ran an intriguing series on its Cities page entitled “A history of cities in 50... Read More

King Street: How the TTC can strike back against UberHop

On Friday, John Lornic made an interesting case that UberHop, the controversial new service launched by the San Francisco-based... Read More

On Brampton’s short-sighted Hurontario-Main LRT decision

Cross-posted from Marshall’s Musings, the author’s personal blog On late Tuesday night (actually, early Wednesday morning... Read More