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

REID: Laneways as shared spaces

Last week, I was part of a panel discussion about the potential of Toronto’s laneways, organized by The Laneways Project. I... Read More

LORINC: What we didn’t talk about during this election

Remarkably, given the duration of the campaign and the sheer number of debates, the mayoral candidates managed to either completely... Read More

REID: Election survey shows strong support for sustainable transportation among candidates

This morning, the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) released the results of a survey of council and mayoral candidates... Read More

Logan Ave.: An unofficial slow street

“Slow zones” — neighbourhoods where the maximum speed limit is 30 km/hr (or 20 mph in the US/UK) — are... Read More

Daylighting the Urban Wetland

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

NXT City Prize: walking through public spaces with Jane Farrow

The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity... Read More

Urban Aperture: Public Space

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