The top 10 Toronto streets that need bike lanes now
Few cyclists would dispute the claim that Toronto needs more bike lanes. In 2012, we saw a net gain of exactly zero kilometres of new bike lanes, thanks...;
Ford’s midterm meeting: a greatest hits retrospective
Well, the long, drawn-out mid-term meeting of Toronto City Council ended yesterday after three days of frustration and ridiculousness punctuated by a...;
A transit debate full of sound and fury, signifying… something?
Yesterday, after more than four hours of debate on a motion about studying transit, the quartet of councillors who recently proposed the OneCity transit...;
What kind of a mayor does this city need?
The evidence suggests that Rob Ford’s current term as mayor is done. His control over the city’s agenda started unravelling as early as last July,...;
This could be the start of something big
Let's get OneThing straight: as breathtaking as that map is—that glorious criss-crossing tangle of imagined subway lines, streetcar routes, light-rail...;
Glenn De Baeremaeker pilots shark-fin ban through council
Just before yesterday’s city-council debate on the shark fin–soup ban, with the gallery packed full of supporters in shark costumes and dozens of...;
Trumping the shark
If you’d never read a newspaper or ventured beyond Spadina and Dundas West, you might not realize that shark-fin soup is controversial. You would, however...;