Do “Slow Down” lawn signs actually work?

“Slow Down, Kids at Play” lawn signs proliferated in Toronto in the last couple of years as part of a private campaign in... Read More

LORINC: John Tory’s road toll epiphany

There’s no question that Mayor John Tory deserves credit for hitching his political wagon to road tolls — on the Gardiner and the Don... Read More

LORINC: Transit’s “last mile” solution may be mobility-as-a-service companies

I loath Rogers just as much as the next red-blooded Canadian, and, on certain days, possibly even more. But I have to give the telecom... Read More

The sidepath: a solution for suburban cycling infrastructure

On busy suburban roads, sidepaths offer an appealing alternative to installing bike lanes. But where they have been implemented, there... Read More

Does Toronto hate marathons?

Toronto loves its sports teams; just head down to the square in front of the Air Canada Centre, or Nathan Phillips Square around... Read More

The Don Mills Safety Village taught kids to drive

1962 was a rough year for kids. In the 12 months between January and December, 20 young people under the age of 14 were killed on... Read More

The “great monster of death” arrives in Toronto

Lenton Williams worked in the printing department at Eaton’s department store. On the evening of June 14, 1905, the 60-year-old was... Read More

INFOGRAPHIC: The business of bikes and parking

EDITOR’S NOTE: There has been some debate about whether bike lanes on Bloor would hurt or harm businesses. Spacing is republishing... Read More

LORINC: What Toronto can learn from street fighter Janette Sadik-Khan

Toronto has only one short and unflattering walk-on part in Janette Sadik Khan’s fascinating account of her experiences as the... Read More

The signal distance factor — safe crossing “deserts”

Pedestrians are often accused of putting themselves in danger by crossing wide, fast streets at locations where there is no traffic... Read More