Just What the Planet Needs: More Oil Production
A surge of oil from four countries—Norway, Guyana, Canada and Brazil—will more than compensate for slowing growth of U.S. oil production. The new sources might cause oil prices to dip to $50 a barrel and slow the transition to electric vehicles.
Editorial: Toronto’s Snow Clearing Plan Isn’t Fair
The city’s plan for dealing with snow and ice on sidewalks this winter doesn't address past problems and won't meet the needs of residents, say critics.
Toronto Sets More Ambitious Climate Change Goals
The city is considering a proposal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions even more by aiming for carbon neutrality by 2050.
Toronto Could Give Buses and Streetcars Priority
In a shift away from subway expansions and upgrades, Toronto looks to improve the bus and streetcar systems.
Regulating Car Ads to Discourage Unsafe Driving
Dangerous driving is a common feature of U.S. car ads, but other countries have banned this advertising because it glorifies reckless behavior.
When Rideshare Serves as Transit, Success Brings Risks
Innisfil, Ontario, decided to use Uber instead of starting bus service. The program took off but so have the costs, and now cutbacks need to be made.
Breathing New Life Into Toronto's Laneways
Laneway development throughout the city is ramping up with new construction and public space projects.
Ottawa Light Rail On Track to Expand
Canada's capital has approved a major set of extensions to its light rail O-Train system, encompassing 27.3 miles of new track and 24 new stations.
Gender, Climate Change, and Transit Decision Makers
A member of Ottawa’s city council says transit commissioners should support women’s rights and believe that climate change is real.
Vancouver's Ride-Hail-Free Mobility Landscape
While ride-hailing is on the horizon for the Canadian city, the experience so far without the mode provides useful insight into its effects on regional mobility.
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