Spacing’s Tactical Urbanism workshop

WHEN: Friday, September 27th, 9am-4:30pm WHERE: 197 Spadina Avenue, Lake Ontario Room, 5th Floor COST: $125 for professionals, $50 for... Read More

Book Review – Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities

Author: Vaclav Smil (MIT Press, 2019) There are few terms as pervasive in discussions about contemporary cities than “growth”. It... Read More

LORINC: When e-scooters hit Toronto’s streets

When city council this summer passed new and moderately more stringent training regulations for Uber and Lyft drivers, no one could... Read More

Book Review – The Smart Enough City: Putting Technology In Its Place To Reclaim Our Urban Future

Author: Ben Green (MIT Press, 2019)  This book is about the battle for the future of cities. The smart city may represent the next... Read More

#GetAjaxMoving: Ongoing meaningful engagement to encourage sustainable transportation

Armi de Francia is the Active Transportation Coordinator at the Town of Ajax who is continuing the implementation of the... Read More

When is efficient too efficient? Tech lessons from the port city of Hamburg

Cities can have ports, and many do. Moreover, successful ports make for thriving cities. But ports are not cities. They are not models... Read More

Notes from Charlottetown

As the new BC/Yukon regional director of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, I recently had the privilege of meeting in June... Read More

Event: Heritage Vancouver, South Granville/Kitsilano Neighbourhood Tour, July 13th

Houses, Shops and Apartments – Touring Historic South Granville and Kitsilano DATE: Saturday, July 13th TIME: 11AM-1:30 PM... Read More

We need surface transit innovations while Toronto waits for subways

Whether or not you like Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s transit plan for the GTA, none of it is going to help us anytime soon. Its nearly... Read More

Analysis: the permanent King Street transit way is a model for all Toronto

The Toronto Streetcar, older or newer type, is an ever-present symbol of the city. The red, black and white TTC colours trundle along... Read More