The sidepath: a solution for suburban cycling infrastructure

On busy suburban roads, sidepaths offer an appealing alternative to installing bike lanes. But where they have been implemented, there... Read More

Rethinking parking in Edmonton

It would seem to be an article of faith in Edmonton that having plentiful and cheap inner city parking is an absolute necessity. As... Read More

The twisted myth of car ownership in Scarborough

This post by Trudy Ledsham, is part of Spacing’s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think & Do Tank at the University of... Read More

Toronto’s new Cycling Network Plan: What’s in store for Scarborough?

This post by Marvin Macaraig, Ph.D., is part of Spacing’s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think & Do Tank at the University... Read More

Does Toronto hate marathons?

Toronto loves its sports teams; just head down to the square in front of the Air Canada Centre, or Nathan Phillips Square around... Read More

The Don Mills Safety Village taught kids to drive

1962 was a rough year for kids. In the 12 months between January and December, 20 young people under the age of 14 were killed on... Read More

The “great monster of death” arrives in Toronto

Lenton Williams worked in the printing department at Eaton’s department store. On the evening of June 14, 1905, the 60-year-old was... Read More

INFOGRAPHIC: The business of bikes and parking

EDITOR’S NOTE: There has been some debate about whether bike lanes on Bloor would hurt or harm businesses. Spacing is republishing... Read More

LORINC: What Toronto can learn from street fighter Janette Sadik-Khan

Toronto has only one short and unflattering walk-on part in Janette Sadik Khan’s fascinating account of her experiences as the... Read More

The signal distance factor — safe crossing “deserts”

Pedestrians are often accused of putting themselves in danger by crossing wide, fast streets at locations where there is no traffic... Read More