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

REID: That’s a nice laneway, but it’s no woonerf

One of the more intriguing elements of the West Don Lands development was the promise that it would include some... Read More

LORINC: Tory needs to use new traffic data to fight congestion

To absolutely no one’s surprise, Mayor John Tory has emerged as the kind of leader who looks both ways — all puns and double entendres... Read More

REID: To press or not to press: a guide to pedestrian buttons

I’ve seen a few inquiries recently by people who noticed pedestrian signal push-buttons being installed at major intersections... Read More

The slow and deadly evolution of Toronto’s crosswalks

Crossing the street in Toronto has been a potentially deadly challenge for almost a century. Until the 1950s, when the number of... Read More