Kids ride free – what’s next?

Growing up I was friends with a kid named Stacey. Although popular, I envied what I perceived to be her level of sophistication. She... Read More

This is what the Toronto subway tastes like

Union Station tastes like fried onions. James Wannerton knows this because he tastes words. Due to a rare and unusual neurological... Read More

The new American streetcar: A visit to Detroit, Cincinnati, Atlanta, and Tampa

Cross-posted from Marshall’s Musings, the author’s personal blog I recently went on a short vacation, driving down Highway... 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

The great Toronto bridge swap of 1928

The Canadian Pacific Railway had two 243-ton problems in early 1928. Its two newest and most powerful locomotives were due to be ready... 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

LORINC: Memo to Tory — find a transit quick win

Last week, mayor-elect John Tory went out of his way, via drive-time interviews on talk radio, to assure drivers that their commute... Read More

EARLY BIRD SALE: Spacing + City of Neighbourhoods transit toques

WHAT: Streetcar and Subway toques WHO: Spacing + City of Neighbourhoods COST: $35 WHEN: Wed., Nov 5 – Fri, Nov 14 A Spacing... Read More

LORINC: Can Tory get SmartTrack off the launch pad?

Toronto’s last two mayors, though polar opposites, both began their terms of office almost identically — with short, crisp council... Read More