The Un-Avenues: Integrating new intensity for housing, open spaces, and streets

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model... Read More

Shining a light on Toronto’s streetlamps

Street lighting is an important, yet overlooked, part of any city’s standard infrastructure. For over seventy years... Read More

REID: Is ActiveTO on life support?

On a Sunday in the middle of May, I went for a bike ride along the south end of Bayview Ave., which was open to pedestrians and... 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: A drag-net on drag racing?

It’s almost spring and the evenings are getting warmer, which means that on most nights now, but especially weekends, the city’s... Read More

OP-ED: YongeTOmorrow is an opportunity not to be missed

This is an op-ed by from YongeTOmorrow and co-signers Richard Florida, Rana Florida, Ken Greenberg, Dr. Robin Mazumder, Brent... Read More

When it comes to parking minimums, less is more

Is parking policy in Toronto finally going to be meaningfully reformed? On January 5th, the City of Toronto released a “Report for... Read More

LORINC: Yonge Street’s new mission

It sometimes seems as if the ‘whither-Yonge Street’ question has been loitering on the edges of our civic debates ever since the... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 050, Toronto transit in the pandemic

It’s been too long since we had a classic Toronto transit episode. And, with the City and province grappling with the pandemic... Read More

Fixing Avenue Road

The car wins on Avenue Road. It always does. The pattern of valuing the convenience of drivers over everything else has been fixed... Read More