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

Time Lapse: Scrambling to Prioritize Pedestrians

Nestled in the heart of Edmonton’s downtown, the intersection at 103/102A Avenue and 101 Street is a bustling transportation... Read More

Metro Line Woes: The anti-transit bias of media coverage

By now, the failures of the Metro Line LRT extension are well known. Originally slated to open in early 2014, the line only began... Read More

Parking and Recreation

School and park space in a new neighbourhood is typically acquired through the dedication of land. When a developer subdivides land... Read More

Book Review: Streetfight—Handbook for an Urban Revolution

Authors: Janette Sadik-Khan and Seth Solomonow (Viking Penguin, 2016) As New York City’s transportation commissioner under Mayor... Read More