Mapping Indigenous history on the TTC

June has begun, marking the start of Indigenous History Month. The recent discovery of an unmarked grave of 215 Indigenous children at... Read More

LORINC: New transit funding will help developers instead of low-income families

Nothing quite smells like an election coming ‘round the corner than large deposits of transit funding. The federal Liberals liberally... 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

COVID-19 and TTC ridership: putting the pandemic in historical perspective

When the TTC Board met on 10 February 2021, understandably, most media and public attention was focussed on the fate of the... 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 duality of Amazon in Scarborough – from delivering jobs to packaging community relations

Amazon’s notoriety for exploitative work conditions, harmful environmental practices, corporate tax exemptions, and stripping jobs... Read More

LORINC: 2020, a year of urban resilience

The answer to the “whither-cities” question that’s buzzed around the edges of pandemic punditry was never seriously in... Read More

COVID-19 stimulus spending needs to be wise to the perils of road building

In times of economic crisis, stimulus spending is important. But spending it wisely is even more important. In the midst of the... Read More

LORINC: The crowded bus problem during the second wave

The TTC has been steadily bringing back vehicle operators since early September as ridership levels rise. As of October 9, buses were... 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