LORINC: A city that doesn’t learn from transit mistakes

How many times do we have to bang our heads against the wall before we finally get the message? Apparently, based on Friday’s little... Read More

Main Street Dartmouth: Practice test of suburban sprawl repair

DARTMOUTH – Turning extensive parking lots into vibrant and walkable communities has long become the new North American dream... 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

Who will save Toronto’s old streetcars?

Toronto’s outgoing fleet of streetcars could be the first not to get a second life in another city. Perhaps due to advanced... Read More

There is no Good Development but Complete Development

HALIFAX – On May 24th, Halifax Regional Council approved an extension of Halifax’s water service boundary to allow a 256 unit... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Art in Transit

By Laura Berazadi In Canada, the first integrated public art program was established in 1961 when the Province of Quebec introduced... 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

LORINC: Bombardier’s Mexico problem

According to the latest pronouncements from company executives, the epic shemozzle that is the TTC’s Bombardier streetcar contract... Read More

When Haileybury burned, Toronto sent streetcars

The town of Haileybury sits on the shore of Lake Timiskaming, a serpentine body of water on the northern reaches of the Ottawa River... Read More

The curious origin of the original low-floor streetcar

Toronto is in the (unexpectedly slow) process of getting new low-floor streetcars. The goal of these new cars is accessibility —... Read More