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

Video Vancouver: What’s transportation going to look like after the pandemic?

Via CBC: In this episode, Uytae Lee explores transportation networks – and how they’ll recover after the pandemic. Are we headed... Read More

Book Review – The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design

Authors: Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020) It is not a stretch to say that most contemporary urbanists... 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

The Laws of Settlements book available for free online!

Are there fundamental laws that govern all settlements—from the smallest village to the largest cities? This is the question that... 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

Transform Underutilized Lands, Revitalize Our Cities, Recover Our Economy

It’s time for the new normal. But what exactly is the new normal? For the city building sector, it could be using a confluence of... Read More