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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 23, 2018

February 23, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Local non-profit Park People seeks pilot ideas to rethink Toronto’s outdoor spaces; Province moves ahead with pursuit of trains powered by hydrogen fuel cells for GO ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Residences of 488 University Avenue

488 University Avenue, Amexon, Core Architects, Toronto
February 22, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to University Avenue and Dundas Street in Downtown Toronto, where an 18-storey, 1968-built office building is having 37 new residential ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
On the waterfront, Toronto’s next great park takes shape; Metrolinx to test Wi-Fi on GO Transit vehicles this spring; Cancelled GTA West highway would have eased ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 21, 2018

February 21, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scarborough seeking fair share of Bike Share; Extending the Yonge line will only make crowding worse; Toronto Mayor John Tory pressured to drop opposition to Yonge St. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 20, 2018

February 20, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Transit Commission approves overcrowding relief plans; A Tesla, a homeless shelter and how the Davenport Triangle showed its true compassion; Higher learning, higher ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 16, 2018

February 16, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Support for King St. pilot dips after restaurant owners’ protests; Toronto’s city manager leaves for federal job just days after council passes budget; Toronto’s Transit ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Eglinton Station

Throwback Thursday, Eglinton Station, Crosstown LRT
February 15, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton intersection, where the site of a former bus terminal serving Eglinton subway station has been transformed with ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC errors, fighting contributed to nightmarish January commute; This artist paints Chinatown and Etobicoke in the style of the Old Masters; One year later, staff and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Advocates call on province to close loopholes that allow landlords to hike rent; Learn more about the future of Toronto's port lands at upcoming meeting; John Tory will ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 13, 2018

February 13, 2018 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor John Tory's 10-point plan to alleviate TTC crowding; The TTC’s budget is rising, but will service improve?; Maven moves into Toronto’s crowded car sharing market; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 12, 2018

February 12, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
After timid rollout, Toronto’s King Street project enters pivotal phase; Province puts brakes on GTA West highway; Relief line subway riders’ priority, poll shows; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 9, 2018

February 9, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Province announces new green space at Ontario Place; Danforth cafe fears expropriation for new Greenwood subway exit; Trudeau plays up Canadian diversity and education in ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yonge and College

Throwback Thursday, Yonge and College, YC, Karma, Toronto
February 8, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the Downtown Toronto intersection of Yonge and College streets, turning back the clocks only two and a half years to reveal some big changes. Back in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 8, 2018

February 8, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Deco, modern and what’s next? The historic home of CIBC could get a dramatic revamp; Scarborough motel tenants seek return of rents as expropriation ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 7, 2018

February 7, 2018 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bombardier sets up new streetcar production line in Kingston, gives TTC new delivery schedule; Why Toronto real-estate agents are sounding the alarm over the city’s ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 6, 2018

February 6, 2018 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New ‘King for All’ group wants you to show some love to the King St. pilot project; Ryerson University to close O’Keefe house; Issues with subway raise questions about ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 5, 2018

February 5, 2018 7:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Subway closings aggravate Yonge and Eglinton driving difficulties; Parkdale residents protest ‘loophole’ allowing landlords to drive up rent; Can Toronto turn a patch of urban ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 2, 2018

February 2, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City to stick with Vision Zero, but some councillors question its commitment; Ontario real estate agents seek increased transparency in home sales; With Doug Ford out can John ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Entertainment District Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Entertainment District
February 1, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday shows almost four years of change in what has become one of Toronto's densest concentrations of new high-rise development. Back in May 2014, this metamorphosis was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 1, 2018

February 1, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The controversy over Google's futuristic plans for Toronto; Toronto’s downtown relief subway line cannot be put off any longer; What’s on the agenda for ... read more