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

Change and continuity in the COVID-19 city

Everything has changed and nothing has changed since the arrival of the COVID19 pandemic. Understanding the new dynamics of cities is... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 045, What matters in a pandemic

In a time of snitch lines, and shuttered park space, we dive into what we’re prioritizing in this pandemic, and what, and... 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

Staying at home during a pandemic and what it means for the planet

While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asks Canadians to “stay home if you can,” I start to ponder how and when this notion became so... Read More

Is the future of ride hailing friendly?

Torontonians love Uber and Lyft. So much that there are an estimated 70,000 private transportation company (PTC) vehicles operating on... Read More

Transportation tech bros need to listen to the Vision Zero folks

When we talk about Smart Cities, which seems to be all the time now, we hear about tensions between public governance and corporate... Read More