“Distracted walking” laws make no sense

The spectre of “distracted walking” apparently haunts our streets. The scare has been raised again through a private... Read More

REID: “You cannot talk fatalities down” – international insights on walking and cycling

When I asked Anders Lie, the Swedish expert on the Vision Zero traffic safety program, about cities (like Toronto) where politicians... Read More

Toronto’s strange climate change plan in the age of Trump

When U.S. president Donald Trump announced last week that he’d decided to abandon the historic Paris Accord, national and sub-national... Read More

LORINC: Wynne’s U-turn on road tolls dangerous for Tory

Since the news of the Liberals’ reversal on road tolls for the Gardiner and the Don Valley Parkway began to leak last Thursday... Read More

LORINC: A watchdog for all those $2 road tolls

During the (only half-finished) debate over John Tory’s road tolls scheme, the mayor offered up what looked mostly like a... Read More

LORINC: Why doesn’t Ontario’s NDP get road pricing?

How long do progressives and urban dwellers more generally have to wait before Ontario’s NDP stops compensating (atoning?) for former... Read More

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