Can we stop talking about congestion? It’s not the point

This is probably a pointless plea, but can we stop talking about congestion? Our conversations about transportation in Canadian urban... Read More

REID: Pedestrian buttons 2 – the rise of the audible signal

Four years ago, I wrote a piece explaining the different kinds of pedestrian buttons and how they work. The piece was in response to... Read More

Three ways the King Street Pilot creates more livable communities

As the Toronto Transit Commission’s King Street Pilot hits the one-year mark, its fate is uncertain. Data shows an 11% increase in... Read More

We need to talk about cars

When we plan for our transportation future, whether we’re talking at the municipal, regional or provincial level, there’s an elephant... Read More

Creating child-friendly cities

by Dr. Judy Farvolden, Josh Fullan and Angela Ma Ask a kid what makes a great city and you’ll get answers that sound like those any... Read More

LORINC: What Toronto should learn from Hamburg’s self-driving shuttle pilot

HAMBURG, GERMANY — At some point in 2019, the first of three curiously upright shuttle vehicles will begin tooling around a 3.6km loop... Read More

LORINC: Sidewalk Labs, autonomous vehicles, and the persistent myth of driver error

LEIPZIG, GERMANY, reporting from the International Transport Forum  — When Sidewalk Labs unveiled its plans for Toronto’s... Read More

LORINC: Walking in the shadow of Yonge Street attack

There’s a lot of talk these days — on Spacing and elsewhere — about “messy urbanism.” But if you want to understand what this... Read More