MARSHALL: Mapping TTC crowding during a pandemic

Sean Marshall is a Toronto planner, transit advocate, and long-time Spacing contributor. This is cross-posted from his personal web... Read More

Hey Presto! The strange history and modest potential of the soon-to-be closed TTC subway booths

The future arrived in Toronto in 1948, but it was hidden away from view, in a 19th century transit garage on Sherbourne St. Six years... Read More

Video Vancouver: The Sounds of Transit

Via Price Tags Thank you to all our incredible employees and customers for making TransLink North America’s Transit System of... Read More

LORINC: Downsview offers city-building opportunity with a long runway

The key take-away in the Metrolinx business case report released last week, on the economics of the Scarborough subway, is as simple... Read More

LORINC: Just who is the face of the TTC these days?

With apologies to the famously elusive picture book figure, where’s Rick? Increasingly, as the TTC finds itself in a public relations... Read More

A comparative look at Toronto’s CLRVs

At the end of December 2019, Toronto’s iconic CLRV streetcars will depart from city streets after more than 40 years serving the city... 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

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 041, Toronto’s endless transit circus

It’s been a while since we delved into the always amusing world of Toronto transit. There have been major proposals from the... 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

Book Review—Beyond Mobility: Planning Cities for People and Places

Authors: Robert Cervero, Erick Guerra, Stefan Al (Island Press, 2017) The cumulative consequences of this nearly singular focus on... Read More