Shining a light on Toronto’s streetlamps

Street lighting is an important, yet overlooked, part of any city’s standard infrastructure. For over seventy years... Read More

MARSHALL: Mapping TTC crowding during a pandemic

Sean Marshall is a Toronto planner, transit advocate, and long-time Spacing contributor. This is cross-posted from his personal web... Read More

The wrong answer to a tragic death of a boy walking home from school

On Tuesday, February 27, around 3:30 PM, Duncan Xu, an 11-year old boy, was struck and killed by a motorist in a residential... Read More

Mapping Toronto’s approved new ward boundaries

On Monday, October 22, 2018, Torontonians will be electing a new city council. And for the first time since 2000, Toronto’s ward... Read More

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