Transit First – Ridership or Coverage

HALIFAX – Transit offers communities and residents several benefits. Three of the most important benefits are mobility, less... Read More

Cartographically Speaking – City Clock (Broadway-City Hall station)

Click here to see the full image. The city is multi-dimensional. One of the main dimensions is time. Built up of layers of schedules â€... Read More

LORINC: An adult conversation about transit, redux

Last week, I proposed in this space three key moves that Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals could make to signal their seriousness about... Read More

That time when Toronto’s subway was the best in North America

With this post, Spacing Toronto welcomes a new contributor, Shoshanna Saxe. Shoshanna is a proud Torontonian and a civil engineer... Read More

Video Vancouver: The Mayors’ Council Vision for Regional Transportation

The Mayors’ Council, representing 23 local elected governments in Metro Vancouver, have worked together to develop a common... Read More

Cycling in Bonn, Germany: Lessons for Ottawa

With summer looming my thoughts turn to climbing aboard my bike and zooming along the newly bare streets and pathways.  I love riding... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 5: The bottom line on the Scarborough subway

During tonight’s provincial election debate, Tim Hudak and Andrea Horwath will spend plenty of time accusing Kathleen Wynne and the... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 4: Won’t somebody think of Bombardier?

According to the November, 2012, master agreement signed by Metrolinx, the City of Toronto and the TTC, the four-line LRT project... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 3: Ignoring the projected high costs and low ridership

When Toronto city council convened in July, 2013, to make a clear decision on the Scarborough subway conversion, City staff provided... Read More

SPACING INVESTIGATION, PART 2: “It’ll be over my dead body that Scarborough goes wanting for high speed transit”

On the surface, last summer’s council show-down over the Scarborough subway proposal was the culmination of a sustained political... Read More