Ontario

March 12, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Plans were recently announced for a $4 billion revamping and extension of the public transportation system in Ottawa.</p>
Daily Commercial News and Construction Record
March 11, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>Poor planning is allowing uncontrolled and rapid gentrification to destroy Toronto's Liberty Village neighborhood, according to this article from <em>The Toronto Star</em>.</p>
The Toronto Star
March 10, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Officials in Toronto have announced plans to densify the city's waterfront with a redevelopment effort that stands to create high rises along the lakefront.</p>
Toronto Sun
March 10, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>This editorial argues that cities should build transit the way they used to build cathedrals: with a long-term mindset from the start.</p>
The Ottawa Citizen
March 3, 2008, 7am PST
<p>Suburban Torontonians will get a $6 billion light rail service, thanks to a newly-announced extension funded by the provincial and federal governments.</p>
The Globe and Mail
February 22, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Experts are calling for a major revision to the city operations of Toronto, suggesting the creation of region-wide toll roads, increased taxes and</p>
The Toronto Star
February 4, 2008, 9am PST
<p>A downtown renewal effort in Mississauga, Ontario, looks to update its street grid by following the lead of other major world cities.</p>
The Toronto Star
February 2, 2008, 9am PST
<p>London, Ontario's new urban designer describes and debunks some common misconceptions about urban design.</p>
London (Ontario) Free Press
January 15, 2008, 7am PST
<p>Richard Florida tours the University of Toronto and finds that its seamless "organic" integration with downtown Toronto makes it a unique "town-gown" success story.</p>
The Globe & Mail
January 5, 2008, 9am PST
<p>A visit to Toronto -- Canada's largest city -- reveals what urban life can and should be, writes Olga Bonfiglio.</p>
CommonDreams
January 4, 2008, 6am PST
The team chosen to redesign Toronto's waterfront has plans for updating the area with a better balance of car and foot traffic. Architecture critic Christopher Hume looks at the plans as a model of development the rest of the city should follow.
The Toronto Star
December 26, 2007, 6am PST
<p>Can Hamilton, Ontario -- a city notorious for its pollution and smokestacks -- turn itself around to become an environmental leader in energy conservation? Yes, says, Daniel Lerch, author of "Post Carbon Cities".</p>
Hamilton Spectator
December 12, 2007, 5am PST
<p>In Toronto, planners have unveiled a street design that separates a planned streetcar line from auto traffic, bike lanes, and parking. Many are calling it a first for the city -- making the street decidedly transit- and pedestrian-friendly.</p>
The Toronto Star
December 11, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>Thanks to a series of "lousy" public policy decisions, Ottawa - Canada's national capital - is growing increasingly dysfunctional, writes Jeffrey Simpson.</p>
The Globe & Mail
November 19, 2007, 7am PST
The daylight savings time change earlier this month has been blamed for a rash of pedestrian deaths and injuries from car collisions in Toronto. The city is looking to police to step up enforcement to cut down the number of injuries.
The Toronto Star
November 7, 2007, 6am PST
<p>The city of Toronto has approved design guidelines for future development of parking lots within the city. The guidelines call for more trees and better drainage, but as of now are not included in any mandatory city policies.</p>
The Toronto Star
November 1, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>Toronto city officials recently approved a $1.5 billion capital budget to tackle some of the city's most pressing infrastructure issues.</p>
The Toronto Star
October 30, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Housing activists are pushing city officials to adopt a type of eminent domain to take over neglected buildings and turn them into affordable housing. That idea is easier said than afforded by city coffers.</p>
The Toronto Star
October 28, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>With a flood of new condos, booming downtown Toronto is the fastest-growing area in the city.</p>
The Toronto Star
October 23, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Home builders and city officials are teaming up to offer temporarily free transit services for suburban residents.</p>
The Toronto Star