April 19, 2019, 8am PDT
Following a fatal collision between a motorist and a competitive cyclist, Montreal tried closing a stretch of roadway through Mount Royal Park. The pilot encountered fierce opposition.
November 22, 2018, 7am PST
The city of Montreal will spend $123 million on the first phase of a project to revamp Ste-Catherine Street, removing 140 on-street parking locations in the process. More parking spots could follow.
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.
September 24, 2018, 8am PDT
More than one-half mile of elevated expressway was demolished in the heart of downtown Montréal to make way for a spectacular ground-level urban boulevard and over six acres of continuous public space, bookended by two monumental sculptures.
Canadian Architect magazine
July 11, 2018, 6am PDT
A city known for relatively low rents is gaining an influx of market rate and luxury rental units.
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.
March 24, 2018, 7am PDT
A plan for a tramline and trambus, as well as corresponding urban development, has a $3 billion (Canadian dollars) budget.
March 20, 2018, 1pm PDT
The MR-63 subway car is being retired but, rather than send them to the junk yard, STM is sending them to artists and engineers to repurpose them and put them to work.
March 19, 2018, 1pm PDT
The Angus Shops development is a model of urban adaptive reuse, but the residents who moved in the the initial development don't want any more housing added to the neighborhood.
December 23, 2017, 11am PST
A new book of maps, photographs, and essays considers the rich historic legacy of land use and transportation on and around the Great Lakes.
November 13, 2017, 5am PST
Valérie Plante campaigned on a platform that included many improvements for transit riders and bikers.
November 3, 2017, 5am PDT
OK, the officer said it was "screaming" a song that got a driver near Montreal in trouble.
September 20, 2017, 9am PDT
Montreal has a five-year plan to become an "international bike metropolis and cycling leader in North America."
August 3, 2017, 5am PDT
The government of Canada is scrambling to build a policy in response to growing numbers of asylum seekers crossing the border between the United States and Canada.
February 2, 2017, 7am PST
Taking the bus might not feel as comfortable as going by car, but according to this research from Montreal, it's safer.
October 11, 2016, 9am PDT
Concerned about the economic impacts of a four-year construction projects on the streets of Montreal, the city has solicited ideas for ways to keep people shopping.
July 22, 2016, 1pm PDT
An early approval from the Federal Railroad Administration has set the Northern New England Intercity Rail Initiative in motion.
Hartford Business Journal
July 19, 2016, 2pm PDT
File under "build it and they will come."
July 10, 2016, 1pm PDT
Montreal will include one less elevated highway—so long Bonaventure Expressway.
February 8, 2016, 8am PST
One of the more lively parts of Saturday night's Republican debate were the interactions between candidates Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, and the audience who booed Trump. But it hid a more serious matter—the use of eminent domain for the Northern Pass.