Transportation tech bros need to listen to the Vision Zero folks

When we talk about Smart Cities, which seems to be all the time now, we hear about tensions between public governance and corporate... Read More

Toronto’s 10-year public art strategy

Last week, Mayor John Tory dropped by OCAD to declare that 2021 would be the year of public art in Toronto. This announcement sets up... Read More

Run Score: Mapping Toronto’s Runnability

There’s a lot of research that focuses on the walkability of Toronto neighbourhoods. However, there has been little conversation about... Read More

MUKHERJEE: Why has Toronto police stopped enforcing traffic safety?

Does one call it callous disregard for human life or rank incompetence? Or a combination of both? I am referring to the deaths of 48... Read More

LORINC: When e-scooters hit Toronto’s streets

When city council this summer passed new and moderately more stringent training regulations for Uber and Lyft drivers, no one could... Read More

WexPOPS pops-up in a vibrant suburban stripmall

WexPOPS is a pilot of the plazaPOPS project, an initiative spearheaded by Daniel Rotsztain, aka The Urban Geographer, and Brendan... Read More

Mapping defensive urban design in Toronto

What if you found out your neighbourhood public park may not be as welcoming as you thought? Over a few weekends in June, teams of... Read More

When is efficient too efficient? Tech lessons from the port city of Hamburg

Cities can have ports, and many do. Moreover, successful ports make for thriving cities. But ports are not cities. They are not models... Read More

Analysis: the permanent King Street transit way is a model for all Toronto

The Toronto Streetcar, older or newer type, is an ever-present symbol of the city. The red, black and white TTC colours trundle along... Read More