Cartographically Speaking – Vancouver’s District Lots

For a larger image click here. Any aspiring urban historian or property owner looking to renovate will quickly encounter the confusing... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 055, Post-Pandemic Transit Ridership

Before the pandemic, the Toronto Transit Commission was actively looking for ways to grow its ridership. Now, after taking a hit in... Read More

LORINC: Is the new federal budget green or red?

After the federal Liberals’ $10/day childcare pledge, there’s no doubt that climate spending was the other big political bell-ringer... Read More

The City in Sight Podcast: Finances, Charters, and Constitutional Change

Spacing and Massey College proudly present City in Sight: Canada’s constitutional city crisis, a special podcast series. THIS EPISODE... Read More

LORINC: Joe Biden’s unexpected role in the future of Canadian cities

Is anyone north of the 49th parallel paying attention to the minutiae of the monster stimulus bills coming out of the White House? Of... Read More

Writing Vancouver: ‘Starting Over’ – Part Three

‘Starting Over’ Part Three: Zoning Out Manipulation is needed to move the gears, but not everything runs on the same... Read More

LORINC: The case for way more electric buses

Two numbers, and a thought experiment. Exhibit A: According to the City’s latest estimates, the cost of the Eglinton East LRT (Kennedy... Read More

The City in Sight Podcast: Indigenous Cities

Spacing and Massey College proudly present City in Sight: Canada’s constitutional city crisis, a special podcast series. THIS EPISODE... Read More

Writing Vancouver: ‘Starting Over’ – Part Two

‘Starting Over’ Part Two: Self Knowledge There was a commonwealth in understanding the city as a shared resource. It was... Read More

LORINC: The vital need to renew Tower Renewal

Almost exactly a year ago, a team of American affordable housing experts from the Urban Land Institute came to Toronto to offer up... Read More