Want Amazon’s new HQ in your town? Must have bike lanes, says Amazon
That’s great, but I hate how the Liberals don’t do anything unless there’s an election on the horizon. They could have saved lives by doing this years ago.
As the top bureaucrat announces her departure from city hall, the untold story of how she tried but failed to prevent what’s been called the city’s biggest transit “boondoggle” can be found in her email inbox
We found that cycling to work was associated with a 41% lower risk of dying overall compared to commuting by car or public transport. Cycle commuters had a 52% lower risk of dying from heart disease and a 40% lower risk of dying from cancer. They also had 46% lower risk of developing heart disease and a 45% lower risk of developing cancer at all.
Spoiler: it’s LRT
Good… I think? The plan is a little confusing. Simpler to just make it transit / bike / pedestrian only.
I once had a dream, when we were renovating our basement, that we discovered a sub-basement with an extended family living in it, subsisting on “night potatoes”
As you might expect, a little disappointing
Everyone’s favourite hate read this week, in which a yuppie couple evict a bunch of poor people so they can renovate their third property and blow $1-million through a series of poor decisions
We will look back on how our roads are structured in decades to come and consider it barbaric.
as Chicago’s bikeway network grew over the last decade or so (135 percent between 2005 and 2015), crashes per 100,000 trips fell by more than half (54 percent) and fatalities and serious injuries per 100,000 trips dropped 60 percent. And that’s as more and more people started bicycling in the city: bicycle trips grew by a whopping 167 percent within those ten formative years.
On the proposed replacement for the not well-loved Ontario Municipal Board
Restoring streetcar lines that were torn up in the 60s
Re: rezoning of King St in the 90s
Besides, if you want to drive without streetcars in the way, you have your pick of all kinds of other cities. You can go to Hamilton, or Mississauga, or Pickering. You can go most places, and they won’t have streetcars. We do have them, and they’re a civic treasure. It’s about time we treat them like it.
Star feature on the shady Ontario Municipal Board, the unaccountable provincial body that has the final say in development approvals in Toronto