Happy birthday to the Toronto streetcar system

There are perhaps few things more symbolic of Toronto than its streetcars. For more than 150 years, surface rail has formed the... Read More

REID: Busting some myths about pedestrian collisions

Toronto Public Health published a report this week analyzing the police statistics for collisions where vehicles hit pedestrians and... Read More

LORINC: We were promised Tory The Consensus Builder

I know that many politicians are ardent devotees of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s lovely old putdown, “consistency is the hobgoblin of little... Read More

LORINC: I come to bury the Gardiner, not to praise it

Based on the speech by character Mark Antony in “Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare. Friends, Torontonians, 905ers... Read More

Why the Gardiner East terms of reference matters, a lot

With apologies to my readers who hate sports metaphors, this week’s city council showdown over the Gardiner may seem like overtime in... Read More

REID: Slowly moving towards speed reductions in Toronto

In the most recent issue of Spacing, I wrote about how the idea of “slow zones” is being overtaken by universal speed... Read More

LORINC: Can there be a Kumbaya moment for the Gardiner?

In the wake of the intense session at the public works committee, the Gardiner East battle was joined by North York councillor James... Read More

Shredding paper is adding time to your commute

Mayor Tory is trying to tackle Toronto’s $6 billion traffic congestion problem by cracking down on lane-blocking vehicles, but... Read More

LORINC: Tearing down Gardiner East is all in the numbers

Does the melodrama over the projected two- to ten-minute delay that may occur due to the removal of the lower portion of the Gardiner... Read More

Remembering an Olympic scramble intersection party

As City Council considers removal of the scramble at Bay and Bloor, many issues are up for debate: safety, usage levels and traffic... Read More