Shedding light on public transit and invisible disabilities

A few years ago, Stats Canada conducted a survey exploring disabilities and found that 3.8 million adult Canadians identified as... Read More

Weighing In: Fat Discrimination on Public Transit

Last year, on a beautiful mid-September morning, Tomee boarded the subway in high spirits. She was headed to a rewarding job at a... Read More

Cadillac-sized strollers and complicated commute patterns

We’ve all done it. Sighed or even rolled our eyes at a mom with a seemingly Cadillac-sized stroller blocking the streetcar aisle. If... Read More

Transit Equity: mind the violence between the gender gap

“I only knew something was wrong when he ripped my headphones from my ears, grabbed me by the back of my neck, bent my right leg and... Read More

Transit Equity Introduction: achieving enhanced outcomes and possibilities

The year I started ninth grade, I was both nervous and excited. Having been the student council president and overall instigator at my... Read More

Kids ride free – what’s next?

Growing up I was friends with a kid named Stacey. Although popular, I envied what I perceived to be her level of sophistication. She... Read More

Healing Rituals in Public Spaces

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the most recent Rwandan genocide against Tutsi people. Like most non-Rwandan people I... Read More

Karla’s Story: A tragic illustration of the city’s class divide

I begin by clumsily expressing my condolences for the sudden passing of Karla’s husband Derrick. Karla is a childhood friend that I... Read More