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

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