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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.
June 21, 2018, 9am PDT
End the sharrow experiment, says this columnist.
June 20, 2018, 10am PDT
The brother of former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford decisively won the election on June 7 to be the next premier of Ontario, ousting current Premier Kathleen Wynne. His first order of business: end the province's emissions trading program.
June 19, 2018, 5am PDT
Former Toronto Planning Director Jennifer Keesmaat is responding to rising pedestrian and bike fatalities in the "Vision Zero" city with a series of calls for action.
June 18, 2018, 9am PDT
Sidewalk Labs has officially set up shop as Sidewalk Toronto, with a home base in Quayside, the waterfront district that the company is tasked with transforming in the image of a "smart city."
June 13, 2018, 11am PDT
The 2019 New York City budget includes $106 million to subsidize half the transit fare for qualified residents for six months. The city joins the ranks of Seattle, Toronto, and the Bay Area that offer income-based discounts for transit fares.
May 18, 2018, 7am PDT
The "typical" detached home in Toronto is worth $114,000 (Canadian Dollars) less now than at the beginning of the year.
May 7, 2018, 12pm PDT
A prominent conservative with an infamous name is promoting single-family home development in the Toronto greenbelt as a way to release pressure on the Toronto housing market.
April 30, 2018, 1pm PDT
Google subsidiary Sidewalk Labs has partnered with Waterfront Toronto to deploy smart city innovations in the redevelopment of the Quayside district along Toronto's Eastern Waterfront.
Project for Public Spaces via Medium
April 24, 2018, 7am PDT
A van driver apparently deliberately mowed down pedestrians on sidewalks and intersections in the North York area of Toronto on Monday. The suspect is in custody. The incident is reminiscent of a similar scene last May in Times Square, Manhattan.