WHY WE CAN’T GO: Debunking the Costs of Operating Public Washrooms, pt. 3

Parks Forestry and Recreation (PFR), according to City of Toronto data, operates over 1,500 parks, nearly 700 sports fields, 123... Read More

Why We Can’t Go: City Flushes Time Away, pt. 2

Anyone who spends time in cities, and not just Toronto, likely has both a mental map as well as a strategy for finding a place to go... Read More

How District Energy is Decarbonizing Cities

Although many communities in Ontario and across Canada have pledged support for the government’s commitment to achieving Net Zero... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 062, The PATH ahead for Toronto’s underground

With many people still working from home, the future of Toronto’s PATH system — the underground mall serving the financial... Read More

The long history of cycling in Windsor, Canada’s Motor City

The Windsor Law Centre for Cities at the University of Windsor recently published a detailed history of cycling in Canada’s... Read More

Fixing Sam’s Road: The urban design disaster of Avenue Road

Avenue Road is the enduring legacy of Sam Cass. Very enduring. Cass was the traffic engineer hired by the new Metro Toronto government... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 055, Post-Pandemic Transit Ridership

Before the pandemic, the Toronto Transit Commission was actively looking for ways to grow its ridership. Now, after taking a hit in... Read More

LORINC: Is the new federal budget green or red?

After the federal Liberals’ $10/day childcare pledge, there’s no doubt that climate spending was the other big political bell-ringer... Read More

LORINC: Which green standard will reduce Toronto’s carbon?

Few would argue that the City of Toronto’s goal of reducing building-related carbon emissions to zero by around 2030 is a worthy... Read More