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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017 7:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC must be innovative to compete with Uber, says board chair; Lyft vs Uber: 2 ride-hailing services start their Canadian battle on Toronto streets; What happened at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bye bye, Byford, the TTC’s highly visible CEO; Residents of Twin Pines Mobile Home Park on edge amid development plans; Raccoon boards Toronto subway, causes delay as ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 8, 2017

December 8, 2017 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bentway gets $500,000 infusion to push expansion; Councillor Minnan-Wong to seek Ontario Tory nomination for 2018 election; The TTC’s Andy Byford has woven his own ... read more

Restored 'Sam The Record Man' Sign Disappoints

Sam The Record Man, Toronto, Ryerson, Yonge, Dundas
December 7, 2017 3:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When Ryerson University announced plans to redevelop Toronto's iconic Sam The Record Man on Yonge Street at Gould for their new Student Learning Centre, a heritage preservation deal ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Don River and West Don Lands

Throwback Thursday, Don River, West Don Lands, River City, Toronto
December 7, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back to early 2013 for a south facing view over the Don River, as seen from the Queen Street viaduct. Just shy of five years ago, this view of bridges was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 7, 2017

December 7, 2017 8:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scarborough subway plan should be reconsidered if costs go above $3.56-billion; Toronto declines call to open armouries to shelter homeless; TTC’s removal of old streetcar ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 6, 2017

December 6, 2017 8:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Half of Torontonians support King St. pilot, poll finds; Cycling rates spike in downtown neighbourhoods; Plans to buy Danforth Road plaza for subway up for debate at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 5, 2017

December 5, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What’s on the agenda for December’s Toronto City Council meeting?; Province to give Toronto $25.6 million for bicycle infrastructure; Great Streets project could create a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 4, 2017

December 4, 2017 8:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. pilot project has slashed streetcar travel times, statistics show; Udder confusion surrounds fate of cow-on-stilts; It’s time to brace for the day Toronto’s real ... read more

Topping Off November 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off November 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
December 1, 2017 10:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up November 2017's hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions. Our Top Ten News ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 1, 2017

December 1, 2017 8:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Late for work? The TTC can give you a note for your boss; Toronto relying on strong real-estate market to balance budget; Neighbours take street safety into their own ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 29, 2017

November 29, 2017 8:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anger as City proposes the public donate to pay for road-safety plan; TTC board has approved time-based transfers; Let’s better harness our growth to pay for Rail Deck Park; ... read more

IIDEXCanada 2017 Returns to Toronto Tomorrow

IIDEXCanada 2017, The Buildings Show, Toronto
November 28, 2017 1:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over 30,500 trade professionals will be attending the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) over the next few days for The Buildings Show, which brings together the Construct Canada, HomeBuilder ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 8:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With Byford out and a new leader incoming — Metro asks what will bring real change to the TTC?; Montreal vote result shows why Toronto’s John Tory may be vulnerable in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 27, 2017

November 27, 2017 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Province should take over TTC and other cities’ transit systems, says Toronto Region Board of Trade; How a strip of warehouses in Toronto became a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 8:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Could crewless ships soon sail on the Great Lakes?; Toronto residents input sought on laneway housing; Toronto adds finance jobs while New York loses; and more news: New plaza ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 23, 2017

November 23, 2017 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Public transit in Toronto dangerously noisy, study says; Activists say Ottawa should deliver housing funds over two years, instead of 11; Toronto’s transit ridership is in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 22, 2017

November 22, 2017 8:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Andy Byford leaving the TTC for a job with New York City Transit; Art classes to take place at Union Station; Toronto looking at rebranding homeless services as part of shelter ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 21, 2017

November 21, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto and Google-owned Waze app agree to trade traffic data; Championing public art in an era of bean-counters; Gridlock on GTA highways costs each household $125 a ... read more

CityAge Conference Returns to Toronto This Week

CityAge: Toronto, conference, MaRS​ ​Discovery​ ​District
November 20, 2017 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Canadian governments are anticipated to pour as much as $750 billion into urban infrastructure projects across Canada over the next 10 years. With competing philosophies and differing needs from ... read more