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May 16, 2021, 5am PDT
The Toronto Local Planning Appeal Tribunal chose a development project over the mayor's plan to build parkland over a downtown rail corridor.
The Star
May 13, 2021, 5am PDT
A key piece of the funding required to achieve Ontario Premier Doug Ford's vision for an expanded subway system in Greater Toronto Area clicked into place this week.
The Star
Feature
April 6, 2021, 7am PDT
To steer American cities into the future, public and private sectors—and citizens—must work together to build broad, lasting support around complicated issues such as transparency and data privacy.
Sara Maffey
March 15, 2021, 5am PDT
Just shy of a year after Sidewalk Labs pulled the plug on its "smart city" experiment for Quayside, Waterfront Toronto has a released a request for qualifications to move forward with a new, "people-centered" vision for the waterfront.
The Guardian
February 19, 2021, 5am PST
As it rebuilds the Gardiner Expressway, Toronto could use the opportunity to create more real estate for affordable housing.
Globe and Mail
February 16, 2021, 5am PST
Of the 346 units included in a new residential high-reside in Toronto, 34 units will provide affordable housing and support services for single mothers.
The Star
January 24, 2021, 5am PST
The province barged in with the Ontario Line and hasn't left much room for the city's SmartTrack program.
blogTO
January 19, 2021, 5am PST
The yongeTOmorrrow project is heading toward the finish line with widespread support from advocates, but a few want the plan to go one step further.
Toronto Star
January 13, 2021, 6am PST
Controversy erupts in Toronto after the TTC informed transit employees that it isn't safe to carpool to work…driving people around on transit.
Toronto Star
December 13, 2020, 5am PST
Cost estimate for Toronto's proposed Eglinton East LRT have ballooned from $2.3 billion to as much as $4.4 billion.
The Star
November 18, 2020, 6am PST
Toronto could legalize rooming houses, also known as multi-tenant or lodging houses, in an effort to bring the city's many unpermitted examples of this low-income affordable housing type up to humane standards of health and safety.
Yahoo News via Toronto Star
November 16, 2020, 10am PST
Toronto's University Avenue is set for a major makeover, transforming nearly ten acres of pavement to connect with other open spaces to create a contiguous 90 acres of open space, ideal for safe outdoor street life.
The Globe and Mail
November 8, 2020, 11am PST
Checking in with Toyota's plans for an interconnected smart "city of the future" means considering how their approach might differ from other attempts at similar projects.
Smart Cities Dive
September 23, 2020, 5am PDT
A case study in community-led neighborhood revitalization.
Brookings
September 22, 2020, 6am PDT
Gregg Lintern, chief planner and executive director of the City Planning Division for Toronto, went before a city committee this week to press for a new inclusionary zoning scheme to ensure the construction of affordable housing.
The Star
July 9, 2020, 11am PDT
The controversial subway plan announced by Ontario Premier Doug Ford in April 2020 now has legislative support in the form of a new law that expedites the planning, design, and construction process for transit projects in the province.
Mass Transit
June 30, 2020, 5am PDT
A pilot program that installed 50 speed cameras near schools in Toronto would only send warnings to scofflaws, but someone is stealing the cameras anyway.
The Globe and Mail
June 17, 2020, 5am PDT
People in cities all over the world are choosing the bike as their preferred mode of transportation as the coronavirus shakes up work and travel patterns. Residents of the largest city in Canada are no exception.
The Star
June 16, 2020, 6am PDT
Political will is building behind the idea of improving bus infrastructure to support frontlines workers in the most heavily effected parts of Canada's largest city.
CBC
June 11, 2020, 10am PDT
This university town of 47,000 on the Central Coast of California has also been called by National Geographic the "Happiest Place in America." Is there a relationship between biking and happiness?
Smart Cities Dive