LORINC: Sidewalk Labs, autonomous vehicles, and the persistent myth of driver error

LEIPZIG, GERMANY, reporting from the International Transport Forum  — When Sidewalk Labs unveiled its plans for Toronto’s... Read More

LORINC: Walking in the shadow of Yonge Street attack

There’s a lot of talk these days — on Spacing and elsewhere — about “messy urbanism.” But if you want to understand what this... Read More

Writing Vancouver – A Long Story this …

A Long Story this … It was at Quebec and Terminal in 1973, as a young immigrant hitch-hiker, I arrived at the Pacific... Read More

Athletic traffic planning: Moving thousands of fans on game day

When the Leafs or Blue Jays play a home game, Doug Tuira doesn’t watch to see if Auston Matthews will score an overtime winner or... Read More

Event: Metro Vancouver Critter Capers: the Case of the Scrambled Eggs, April 2

Hello Detectives, Critter Capers is back with another fun, candy-free, egg-themed mystery. Critter Capers: the Case of the Scrambled... Read More

The wrong answer to a tragic death of a boy walking home from school

On Tuesday, February 27, around 3:30 PM, Duncan Xu, an 11-year old boy, was struck and killed by a motorist in a residential... Read More

Video Vancouver: The Right to Walk

Via Streetfilms: Every person has the right to walk. Choosing to move on foot — to work, school, or the market — should be safe and... Read More

Portrait Sonore visits Ottawa Downtown Modern

Portrait Sonore has released the latest of its podcast documentaries of Canadian urban spaces; Ottawa Downtown Modern. These... Read More

Copenhagen: Textbook Urbanism

Jan Gehl is probably the best tour guide you could ever hope for in Copenhagen. And so it was, after luxuriating over a couple of long... Read More

“Distracted walking” laws make no sense

The spectre of “distracted walking” apparently haunts our streets. The scare has been raised again through a private... Read More