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Ontario

Schools are part of, and even anchor communities. Good planning requires schools as part of "Complete Communities". Until this proposal is adopted, school boards often close schools due to funding or liability. This is a possible step forward.
Aug 12, 2015   The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
With a request for qualifications for a new bridge, connecting Detroit with Windsor, Canada, and a proposal for another bridge on the table, it'a bridge building time on the U.S.-Canadian border.
Jul 29, 2015   Detroit Free Press
Reporting from a two-day conference in Toronto where states and provinces organized to tackle climate change in advance of a UN conference, political reporter Chris Megerian profiles Gov. Brown's climate change commitment in five articles.
Jul 12, 2015   Los Angeles Times - Political
A complete streets makeover for a stretch of Queens Quay in Toronto earns high praise.
Jun 27, 2015   Toronto Star
Toronto Transit Commission recently approved a major overhaul of transit service in the city. In total, 52 transit routes will operate on ten-minute (or better) headways.
Jun 17, 2015   Progressive Railroading
Coulda, woulda, shoulda. The Toronto City Council sided with Mayor John Tory this week to rebuild an elevated freeway in downtown rather than tearing it down.
Jun 12, 2015   Toronto Star
Some are calling one of the proposed routes for an extended Scarborough subway route in Toronto a straw man. The discussion about the route provides insight into the city's current transit planning process.
Jun 4, 2015   Toronto Star
There are neighborhoods where residents are concerned about new developments raising prices, and there are neighborhoods where residents are concerned about new developments lowering home values. Toronto is currently dealing with the latter.
May 26, 2015   Toronto Star
Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat has broken rank from Mayor John Tory on the issue of whether to replace or remove an elevated highway along the city's waterfront. The cost to replace the expressway, $919 million, is more than removing it.
May 25, 2015   The Globe and Mail
Local port and tourism officials are pushing dual plans to add waterborne transit to Detroit—one proposed ferry route would even connect to Canada.
May 12, 2015   Detroit Free Press
A recently released report makes the case for removing, in part or in full, an elevated span of roadway along the Toronto Waterfront.
Apr 19, 2015   The Toronto Star