4 days ago
Toronto Mayor John Tory knows the city's residents take transit seriously, so he's appointing a new position: transit czar.
6 days ago
The first comprehensive look at social capital in a Canadian city reveals lessons for planners and more about what connects citizens to their communities.
October 25, 2018, 2pm PDT
A carbon tax-and-dividend plan goes into effect on January 1 in the four Canadian provinces that don't price carbon emissions. Revenues will be rebated to residents, small businesses, and public institutions as Climate Action Incentive payments.
October 18, 2018, 11am PDT
Technology will be part of everyday life in a new Toronto neighborhood, planned by Sidewalk Labs. But looking to the future is also raising a host of privacy concerns.
October 16, 2018, 1pm PDT
The fallout from Ontario Premier Doug Ford's decision to pull the province from the Western Climate Initiative, a cap-and-trade program linked with Quebec and California.
October 10, 2018, 7am PDT
A closer look at the numbers reveals stark divides among Toronto neighborhoods.
October 9, 2018, 5am PDT
Former chief planner Jennifer Keesmaat wants to transform three failing golf courses into free public spaces.
October 5, 2018, 2pm PDT
Simply put, this scholar says, it comes down to race. With far fewer non-white urban residents, Canadian cities didn't fall prey to the redlining, white flight, and incarceration problems that so heavily impacted cities like Detroit.
October 1, 2018, 11am PDT
One way to increase housing supply is to make it cheaper to building multi-family housing, like Toronto recently decided to do.
September 16, 2018, 9am PDT
A small city in Canada is starting a pilot project that lets riders request bus service through an app.
September 12, 2018, 11am PDT
A pilot project in downtown Toronto shows improvements in travel times after the signal priority system is reactivated.
September 5, 2018, 8am PDT
The Ford administration is moving forward with a scheme to "upload" control of Toronto's TTC subway to provincial control.
September 2, 2018, 1pm PDT
Mayor John Tory announced a 2018 expansion of bike share that will include 3,750 new bikes and 360 new stations.
August 30, 2018, 11am PDT
A plan to build the nation's longest cable-stayed bridge has been busy clearing benchmarks this summer.
August 11, 2018, 11am PDT
The Michigan Department of Transportation ran into a powerful obstacle when acquiring land for a new bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Canada, but a county judge sided with the state.
August 3, 2018, 12pm PDT
By increasing the amount of service and updating its scheduling and routes, the city of Kingston was able to induce demand for buses.
August 2, 2018, 5am PDT
If Keesmaat wins the election, it would complete one of the highest-profile transitions from planner to politician in recent memory.
July 9, 2018, 9am PDT
A pro-business group in Toronto wants to expand a highway, but a Toronto columnist wants to make readers aware of why the plan might not work out as hoped.
July 5, 2018, 6am PDT
Border controversies now have a northern front, too.
July 2, 2018, 5am PDT
Evidence described here suggests that urban design for "eyes on the street" is not enough to lower crime.