Remembering the Rogers Road streetcar

Intersection of Rogers and Old Weston Roads, looking west, August 4, 1972 From Toronto Archives – Fonds 1526, File 72, Item 61... Read More

Brampton’s light rail blues

As we continue to debate the merits of subways and light rail here in Toronto, it’s worth noting that across southern Ontario... Read More

Has the TTC finally found their wayfinding way?

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is currently testing changes to its subway signage. New signs have been rolled out at Bloor-Yonge... Read More

A review of the new Shaw Street bike route

It has been a rather trying winter for cyclists in Toronto. Besides the unseasonably cold temperatures, the snow and ice has made... Read More

TTC looking to cut bus and streetcar stops, mulls time-based transfers

At the next Toronto Transit Commission meeting on January 28, staff will present a report [PDF] that may affect the locations of bus... Read More

York Region’s Rapidways: the good, the bad and the ugly

Viva Purple bus on new Highway 7 Rapidway I recently visited the first completed section of “Rapidway”, York Region... Read More

Blocking the Way: Railways and freeways are major barriers to pedestrians

Pedestrian crossing of GO Transit Stouffville Corridor, at Marilyn Avenue near Agincourt Station The biggest barrier to pedestrians... Read More

A brief history of Dufferin Street

Dufferin Street, looking north at Dupont, 1950. Note the wires for the new Annette Trolley Coach route on Dupont and the level... Read More

A win for pedestrians in last week’s messy council meeting

In March, I wrote about the planned reconstruction of Bay Street between Bloor St. and Davenport Rd, which amongst other things, would... Read More

Pusateri’s threatens Bay Street pedestrian improvements

The City of Toronto will be reconstructing Bay Street between Bloor St. and Davenport Rd this year. One of the key benefits to... Read More