Event: Jane’s Walk festival, May 3-5

Jane’s Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by urban enthusiast, Jane Jacobs. We’re hoping you’ll lead... Read More

Book Review – Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places

Author:  Jeff Speck (Island Press, 2018) When I reviewed Walkable City, the precursor to this book by Jeff Speck in 2013, I was in a... Read More

Walkcast: Why walking in winter sucks

Editor’s Note: Spacing is delighted to share the Walkcast podcast series out of Edmonton. Check out the latest episode today. As... Read More

EVENT: Right to Walk TO

Spacing is pleased to co-sponsor “Right to Walk TO: Justice, equity, and the Toronto walking experience,” a panel... Read More

Video Vancouver: Oslo – The Journey to Car-free

Via StreetFilms: In 2015, the newly elected city government of Oslo, Norway, announced its intention to make the downtown car-free by... Read More

REID: Yes, the City could plow local sidewalks in the old city

The City of Toronto plows snow from local sidewalks in most of the city, but not in a “no-plow” zone that encompasses the... Read More

Can we stop talking about congestion? It’s not the point

This is probably a pointless plea, but can we stop talking about congestion? Our conversations about transportation in Canadian urban... Read More

Video Vancouver: Right to Walk

Walkability is a crucial first step in creating sustainable transportation in an urban environment. Read More

Redesigning Cities to Support Seniors Stuck in Suburban Sprawl

Rasiklal Joshi never took the bus. He always drove — until he reached his 80s and his doctor told him to stop. “I tried to persuade my... Read More

REID: Pedestrian buttons 2 – the rise of the audible signal

Four years ago, I wrote a piece explaining the different kinds of pedestrian buttons and how they work. The piece was in response to... Read More