REID: The beginning of the end for rush hour curb lanes?

One of the distinctive and ubiquitous characteristics of main streets in the older parts of Toronto is the rush hour curb lane. For... Read More

Five organizations come together to produce a community map of Toronto “safeways”

In a great display of community collaboration, five Toronto-based organizations dedicated to improving and enhancing the city’s public... Read More

A how-to guide to redesign city streets during and after COVID

In cities the world over, streets are being repurposed for people walking, cycling, and simply spending time outside. First Milan... Read More

IN LIEU OF A LOO: Going out and ‘going’ during a pandemic

The weather is warming. The sun is shining. COVID-19 cases are on the downturn. And stores and cafes are blinking back to life after... Read More

LORINC: The need for local democracy during a pandemic (and are residents tuning out?)

A guy at the park where I take my dog after dinner said the other night that he’d heard the traffic on the 401 last Friday was almost... Read More

Lessons on urban mobility and inequality during a pandemic

Many cities around the world have started to open up road space for non-automotive movement to give people room to get some exercise... Read More

LORINC: The pandemic is allowing residents to see our streets differently

On my long morning dog-walk the other day, a woman and her tween-age daughter jogged past me. I was walking down the middle of the... Read More

Toronto needs to create space for people during (and after) the pandemic

In the coming weeks and months, we will have the luxury and the obligation to worry about challenges in addition to the threat of... Read More

Skateboards, Rollerblades, Scooters: The Orphans of Active Transportation

When we think of active transportation, we typically refer to the traditional modes of walking and cycling. But is it time we direct... Read More