Remembering the Rogers Road streetcar

Intersection of Rogers and Old Weston Roads, looking west, August 4, 1972 From Toronto Archives – Fonds 1526, File 72, Item 61... Read More

Finding the Ravine: Gateway to Toronto’s Urban Edges

Editor’s note: This is the fourth post in a series by students at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design... Read More

LORINC: An adult conversation about transit, redux

Last week, I proposed in this space three key moves that Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals could make to signal their seriousness about... Read More

That time when Toronto’s subway was the best in North America

With this post, Spacing Toronto welcomes a new contributor, Shoshanna Saxe. Shoshanna is a proud Torontonian and a civil engineer... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 5: The bottom line on the Scarborough subway

During tonight’s provincial election debate, Tim Hudak and Andrea Horwath will spend plenty of time accusing Kathleen Wynne and the... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 4: Won’t somebody think of Bombardier?

According to the November, 2012, master agreement signed by Metrolinx, the City of Toronto and the TTC, the four-line LRT project... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 3: Ignoring the projected high costs and low ridership

When Toronto city council convened in July, 2013, to make a clear decision on the Scarborough subway conversion, City staff provided... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 2: “It’ll be over my dead body that Scarborough goes wanting for high speed transit”

On the surface, last summer’s council show-down over the Scarborough subway proposal was the culmination of a sustained political... Read More

Mirvish + Gehry sing a new tune: A change of plans for King Street West

My, how things can change. With the recent announcement that Mirvish + Gehry Toronto, David Mirvish’s proposed mixed-use development... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 1: The political movements behind the Scarborough Subway

For the last five months Spacing has been investigating the political maneuvering behind the decision to build the Scarborough subway... Read More