Shedding light on public transit and invisible disabilities

A few years ago, Stats Canada conducted a survey exploring disabilities and found that 3.8 million adult Canadians identified as... Read More

What Philadelphia can teach Toronto about art, history, and public spaces

Among North American cities, few can boast the depth of history that’s on offer in Philadelphia. The compact downtown, plotted out by... Read More

Forgotten TTC architecture a reminder of nixed transit plans

Toronto is building the East Bayfront LRT. Well, sort of. This week, Metro News reported that the City of Toronto has set aside $2... Read More

Happy birthday to the Toronto streetcar system

There are perhaps few things more symbolic of Toronto than its streetcars. For more than 150 years, surface rail has formed the... Read More

Weighing In: Fat Discrimination on Public Transit

Last year, on a beautiful mid-September morning, Tomee boarded the subway in high spirits. She was headed to a rewarding job at a... Read More

Dead rail lines, lost streets, and more Toronto oddities

There’s a couple of new lofts at the southeast corner of Carlaw and Dundas. The courtyard between the two buildings curves... Read More

Bike Share Toronto and downtown subway relief

As a long-standing Bike Share Toronto member, I was excited to read that the Ontario government is investing in additional bikes and... Read More

Building the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension

The Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) is advancing towards completion in the Northwest end of the city. The project is now... Read More

Cadillac-sized strollers and complicated commute patterns

We’ve all done it. Sighed or even rolled our eyes at a mom with a seemingly Cadillac-sized stroller blocking the streetcar aisle. If... Read More

The TTC is the set of a late night talk show

A Toronto comedian is using the TTC subway as the studio for his makeshift late night talk show. Host Matt O’Brien interviews guests... Read More