Brampton’s light rail blues

As we continue to debate the merits of subways and light rail here in Toronto, it’s worth noting that across southern Ontario... Read More

LORINC: Why aren’t we bundling transit into the Gardiner removal decision?

With the sort of discretion normally reserved for wait staff and funeral directors, Waterfront Toronto’s (WT) board very quietly... Read More

A review of the new Shaw Street bike route

It has been a rather trying winter for cyclists in Toronto. Besides the unseasonably cold temperatures, the snow and ice has made... Read More

Open streets coming to Toronto?

Pedestrians and cyclists alike may soon get their chance to take over a major street in Toronto, if only for a few days during the... Read More

Walking in Moscow

While Moscow can’t be described as a pedestrian-friendly city (see below), it is expanding its pedestrian zones with remarkable... Read More

LORINC: Gardiner’s future a gift to Ford election bid

I’d like to pose an impolite question to the talented officials at Waterfront Toronto (WT) and their dedicated colleagues in the... Read More

Growing car sharing industry takes-on changing tastes in transit

More young urban dwellers don’t want to own a car — which is bad news for the automotive industry, but good news for the... Read More

REID: Re-engineering road standards for cities

For a long time, road engineering standards have been a bane of good city-building. Generally designed to enable cars and trucks to... Read More

York Region’s Rapidways: the good, the bad and the ugly

Viva Purple bus on new Highway 7 Rapidway I recently visited the first completed section of “Rapidway”, York Region... Read More