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Montréal Monday: recent transport news, walking Mile End’s laneways, and a ghost sign is revealed in NDG

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Each Monday, Spacing brings you some of the popular posts from our sister blog, Spacing Montréal. We’ll keep an eye open for topics and discussions that are pertinent to current public space issues in Toronto.

• As a proposal was released last week in Toronto to shelve the Front Street Extension and tear down part of the Gardiner Expressway, Christopher DeWolf explored a crop of recent proposals that will shape Montréal’s transportation networks in his post Getting around town: recent transport news.

• Walking the hidden arteries of Mile End, Christopher DeWolf explores the neighbourhood’s narrow, lively laneways.

• When a fire-damaged building was torn down in NDG, an old painted advertisement was revealed, uncovering a story about ghost signs in Montréal.

Photo by Christopher DeWolf