LORINC: The paradox of the City’s new sidewalk snow removal program

A question for the immediate aftermath of the heaviest snowstorm in ten years: Following years of resident complaints and half-hearted... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 063, The War on Robots

We end the year with a classic case of man vs. machine, as journalist and culture writer Graham Isador talks about tiny delivery... Read More

Achtung! Go for a German Walk T.O.

Over the summer and fall I was happy to work with a team put together by the German Consulate in Toronto on a series of audio walks... Read More

Toronto’s original vaudeville theatre: Loews

Excerpt from Toronto: City of Commerce 1800-1960 (James Lorimer & Company, 2021) by Katherine Taylor. Reprinted with permission... Read More

LORINC: What is the future of CafeTO (with update)?

On October 27, Toronto City Council’s executive committee will get to dine alfresco on the results of an online survey about the... 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

In memory: Q&A with Michelle Senayah

Michelle Senayah, co-founder of the Laneway Project and a force behind Open Streets Toronto, died suddenly at the age of 36 earlier... 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

The Un-Avenues: Integrating new intensity for housing, open spaces, and streets

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model... Read More