Kids ride free – what’s next?

Growing up I was friends with a kid named Stacey. Although popular, I envied what I perceived to be her level of sophistication. She... Read More

OC Transpo gets graphic: The transitway map

While sitting on a bus in Ottawa this past summer, I found myself doing a double take out the window – but not for any reason... Read More

This is what the Toronto subway tastes like

Union Station tastes like fried onions. James Wannerton knows this because he tastes words. Due to a rare and unusual neurological... Read More

The new American streetcar: A visit to Detroit, Cincinnati, Atlanta, and Tampa

Cross-posted from Marshall’s Musings, the author’s personal blog I recently went on a short vacation, driving down Highway... Read More

LRT Trillium Line Extension enters Stage 2

The second open house for the Stage 2 project’s Trillium Line took place last Thursday night at the St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall in... Read More

LORINC: Tory needs to use new traffic data to fight congestion

To absolutely no one’s surprise, Mayor John Tory has emerged as the kind of leader who looks both ways — all puns and double entendres... Read More

The great Toronto bridge swap of 1928

The Canadian Pacific Railway had two 243-ton problems in early 1928. Its two newest and most powerful locomotives were due to be ready... Read More

La voiture en libre-service ne va pas tuer le taxi, mais elle va peut-être lui botter le derrière

«  Il faut évaluer l’impact sur l’industrie du taxi ». Pour le maire Denis Coderre, qui a l’industrie du taxi particulièrement ... Read More

Image of the Past: Ottawa Electric Railway

Image: ‘Electric street car, c 1900, Ottawa’ Location: Bank St & New Ed’boro Date of photo: 1900... 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