Doug Ford’s TTC subway upload and Margaret Thatcher’s cautionary tale

As the province contemplates major structural change to Toronto’s transit system, I want to offer London’s rocky history... Read More

Life on the Line: Light in the Tunnel

                                                                        (Alex Garant, “Midnight”) By Sarah Ratzlaff For... Read More

Is good regional transit planning impossible?

Image: Christof Spieler, Trains, Buses, People: An Opinionated Atlas of U.S. Transit, Island Press. The recent news from Vancouver is... Read More

LORINC: Subway upload: negotiating when you have no cards in your hand

As has been widely noted, the Ford government’s approach to nearly everything has a kind of malevolent Bozo-the-clown vibe, with an... Read More

A modest proposal for reforming Toronto’s Land Transfer Tax

By Zack Taylor Few topics have pre-occupied Toronto’s budget watchers more over the past decade than the city’s land transfer tax... Read More

The Bloor Street Viaduct

As the City celebrates the centennial of Toronto’s most recognizable pieces of infrastructure with the unveiling of a historical... Read More

If you think Toronto’s transit is overly politicized, you’re right.

It’s designed to be that way. We need to change that. A common criticism of transit decision-making in Toronto is that it is overly... Read More

EVENT: Spacing launches short fiction book “Toronto 2033”

WHAT: Launch of Toronto 2033 book WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 6, 7:30pm-onward WHERE: See-Scape, 347 Keele St. (at Dundas St. West in the... Read More

EVENT: Spacing Store 4th anniversary (Hidden Gems book launch postponed)

WHAT: Spacing Store 4th anniversary WHEN: Monday, November 19, 2018 / 7pm-9pm WHERE: Spacing Store, 401 Richmond St W COST: event is... Read More