With her Foodprint project, Nicola Twilley wondered what one could learn about a city by looking at it through the lens of food. In this piece on <em>Urban Omnibus</em> she shares what she's learned.
Aug 19, 2010 Urban Omnibus
Designing cities for all age groups means designing places where everyone from kids to seniors can feel safe walking, according to this column. Groups in Toronto are calling on mayoral candidates to get behind that idea.
Aug 13, 2010 The Toronto Star
<em>Toronto Star</em> architecture critic Christopher Hume blasts the city's lackluster bicycle planning efforts, calling them disjointed.
Aug 10, 2010 The Toronto Star
This post from <em>Spacing Toronto</em> gives a personal look at the conversion of a car parking space into a bicycle parking area -- and how quickly the facility filled up.
Jul 15, 2010 Spacing Toronto
In the aftermath of a brief power blackout that basically shut down large parts of Toronto, Marcus Gee ponders the vulnerability of modern cities and their "pathetic" dependence on electricity.
Jul 6, 2010 The Globe and Mail
As part of their "free advice" to Toronto's next mayor, that city's business lobby group the Board of Trade is recommending that the city privatize its public transit services. Bad idea, says Jim Stanford.
Jun 16, 2010 The Globe and Mail
The head of Toronto's Cycling Committee is calling on the city to shift its focus from the quantity of bike lanes it creates to the quality of connections their planned infrastructure will create in the city's existing bike network.
Jun 1, 2010 The Toronto Star
A coalition of social welfare organizations in Ontario is preparing a legal case compelling the federal and Ontario governments to provide affordable housing as a human right.
May 28, 2010 The Globe and Mail
Richard Florida says that his city of Toronto needs to implement some real, physical changes to inspire economic recovery.
May 24, 2010 The Toronto Star
Will a new automated, self-cleaning public restroom system provide relief to Torontonians?
May 21, 2010 The Globe and Mail