October 23, 2017, 6am PDT
The most ambitious example of the almost-mythological "smart city" will be tested in the Quayside district in Toronto as result of a partnership between Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto.
The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
October 10, 2017, 11am PDT
A Toronto Star columnist frames a recent spate of pedestrian fatalities in stark terms.
October 6, 2017, 7am PDT
Sidewalk Labs LLC, a unit of Google's parent company Alphabet Inc., has been awarded a high-profile opportunity to test ideas for "reimagining cities from the Internet up," as its company mantra says. The city of Toronto will be its testing ground.
September 30, 2017, 9am PDT
A new report rates the real estate bubble risk of the world's economic powerhouses.
August 31, 2017, 12pm PDT
The controversy over a proposed eight-story condo development in Toronto embroiled author Margaret Atwood this week.
August 28, 2017, 2pm PDT
One of the highest-profile planning positions on the continent, and perhaps in the world, will soon be changing hands.
June 28, 2017, 9am PDT
JCF Capital ULC wanted so badly to reboot the branding at the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Toronto, it paid $6 million to start over.
June 6, 2017, 9am PDT
Not everyone is sold on the idea of dogs as "man's best friend," and not everyone is comfortable navigating a public realm where dogs are crowdsourcing their marks. What are planners to do?
June 2, 2017, 1pm PDT
Toronto has released draft urban design guidelines that put families with children at the center of the city.
May 15, 2017, 7am PDT
Sidewalk Labs is preparing to launch a big experiment on the smart cities concept.
April 20, 2017, 2pm PDT
Housing prices have increased 33 percent compared to the previous year in Toronto, and now the provincial government is snapping into action.
March 12, 2017, 9am PDT
How does one talk about density without frightening people? One term that's floating around is "gentle density," referring to the missing middle between mid-rise and detached homes.
March 10, 2017, 6am PST
A new city staff report on the proposed Scarborough Subway, still in planning stages in Toronto, made the project a much tougher sell for Mayor John Tory and other project supporters.
February 18, 2017, 7am PST
Proposed rules to enforce wider paths on Toronto city sidewalks for pedestrians and the disabled is creating angst in local operators of sidewalk cafes.
November 29, 2016, 11am PST
In some of the biggest transportation planning news of 2016, the City of Toronto is considering a proposal to toll the Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway in an effort to raise funds for infrastructure improvements.
November 23, 2016, 8am PST
Many in Toronto's planning department voiced concerns about proposed cuts to the budget, in part because of the growing number of applications they're receiving.
November 18, 2016, 5am PST
The ASLA has rightfully identified virtual reality as a powerful promotional tool for the field of landscape architecture. Soon, we'll all be ditching plan views and offering virtual tours of proposed and completed projects.
American Society Of Landscape Architects
November 4, 2016, 5am PDT
Downtown Toronto has grown and its hospitals are struggling to keep up with growing demand for their services.
October 22, 2016, 5am PDT
Faced with the underwhelming performance of the newly opened UP Express, Toronto transit officials did something drastic: they slashed the cost of a ride.
September 11, 2016, 7am PDT
Just as Toronto's subway cars provide an example of the benefits that await New Yorkers when their new 'open gangway' cars arrive in 2020, Toronto's extensive streetcar network also provides an example for New York — of what not to do.
The New York Times - N.Y. / Region