Neighbourhood Walk: Walkin’ Down Main

Today we bring you the fourth in a series of neighbourhood photo essays by Spacing Ottawa contributor Christopher Ryan, as we take a... Read More

What the Spadina subway overrun means for Scarborough, pt. 2

EDITOR’S NOTE: Read part one of this series published yesterday When private firms invest in new equipment, the managers must... Read More

Look Both Ways: Crosswalk design vs. data

Originally published in the winter 2014 issue of The Yards. Written by Tim Querengesser. Ask the employees of Earls Tin Palace and... Read More

Reflections on Planning Grandview-Woodland

Although I live near Norquay Park, I have a strong connection to Grandview-Woodland. Ever since I moved to the east side in 2004, both... Read More

Redefining Granville Island?

I feel a bit ignorant for being oblivious of the changes that have been happening on Granville Island over the past year. I... Read More

REID: That’s a nice laneway, but it’s no woonerf

One of the more intriguing elements of the West Don Lands development was the promise that it would include some... Read More

EVENT: Ottawa Winter Spaces Walking Tour

WHAT: 7 Cities Winter Spaces Walking Tours: Ottawa, presented by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat WHEN: Thursday... Read More

REID: To press or not to press: a guide to pedestrian buttons

I’ve seen a few inquiries recently by people who noticed pedestrian signal push-buttons being installed at major intersections... 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

REID: Laneways as shared spaces

Last week, I was part of a panel discussion about the potential of Toronto’s laneways, organized by The Laneways Project. I... Read More