Gardiner East: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Megacity

 On Thursday, June 11, Toronto City Council voted to maintain the Gardiner Expressway between Jarvis Street and the Don Valley... Read More

The new American streetcar: A visit to Detroit, Cincinnati, Atlanta, and Tampa

Cross-posted from Marshall’s Musings, the author’s personal blog I recently went on a short vacation, driving down Highway... Read More

Toronto’s mayoral election in five more maps

Yesterday, University of Toronto Professor David Hulchanski summarized the link between Monday’s election results and the... Read More

From lake to lake and back again: rail trails of southwestern Ontario

Waterford Black Bridge, between Simcoe and Brantford In mid-July, I completed another overnight cycling trip. On a bright and warm... Read More

Philadelphia’s airport rail link: what could have been

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is intended as a follow up to Glyn Bowerman’s commentary from yesterday on the high fares planned... Read More

Revisiting the Uxbridge–Peterborough Rail Trails

Two years ago, I wrote about a cycling day trip that I took between Uxbridge and Peterborough. I rode mostly on rail trails between... Read More

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