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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

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 20, 2017

November 20, 2017 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why Mississauga wants to charge for parking; Time-based transfers to be debated as part of 2018 TTC budget; Which Toronto buildings deserve heritage protection?; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017 8:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. pilot project does what big cities around the world are doing; Documentary looks at Regent Park community’s response to revitalization; John Tory, TTC chair throw ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Eaton Centre Bridge

Throwback Thursday, Eaton Centre Bridge, Cadillac Fairview, WilkinsonEyre
November 16, 2017 10:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since opening early in November, the WilkinsonEyre Architects and Zeidler Partnership-designed pedestrian bridge from the Toronto Eaton Centre to Hudson's Bay/Saks Fifth ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'We bonded': Doug Ford and Jagmeet Singh rate their blind date; Pickering condo development under fire; Toronto committee calls for tighter Airbnb rules; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rural Pocket

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Britannia Farm
November 16, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view from above Britannia Farm, a pocket of undeveloped rural land surrounded by an increasingly urban Mississauga. Captured by drone and submitted to our Forum ... read more

ACO Charrette Speculates on Future of Toronto Coach Terminal

ACO NextGen Design Charrette, Toronto Coach Terminal, Art Deco heritage building
November 15, 2017 10:49 am | by Josie Harrison | Comments
On a cold, windy Remembrance Day, a group of students and young professionals gathered at historic Campbell House at Queen and University to speculate on the future of Toronto’s Coach Terminal. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 15, 2017

November 15, 2017 8:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. condo in Parkdale gets the go-ahead after protesters shut down city hall meeting; TTC budget proposal calls for fare freeze, no extra service in ... read more

IIDEXCanada: Design + Architecture Expo Returns This Month

November 14, 2017 1:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Touted as Canada’s largest National Design + Architecture Exposition & Conference, IIDEXCanada is returning to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) later this month. Part of a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 14, 2017

November 14, 2017 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
First Impressions of the King Street Pilot; Transit advocates call for two-hour transfers on TTC; Reconstruction continues on first stage of Six Points Interchange; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 13, 2017

November 13, 2017 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Despite Bloor bike lanes, Toronto lags on cycling infrastructure, critics say; King Street pilot project seeks to curb traffic congestion, prioritize TTC ... read more

How the Shifting Retail Industry is Impacting Urban Spaces

Retail, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
November 10, 2017 2:40 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
No one can deny that the landscape of retail in Canada is undergoing a major shift. With high-profile closures such as Target and Sears, the expansion of online retailing, and the densification of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 10, 2017

November 10, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto council supports making Park Lawn GO station a priority; TTC plans to buy first electric buses, wants emissions-free fleet by 2040; Bay-Dundas bus terminal looks ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Entertainment District Skyline

Throwback Thursday, Entertainment District, Toronto
November 9, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back to 2013 for a view of Toronto's Entertainment District as seen from the upper level of an Adelaide Street West parking garage, just west of Simcoe. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 9, 2017

November 9, 2017 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Transit-friendly King Street overhaul set to launch this weekend; Toronto developer blames city delays for Museum Flats condo cancellation; TTC plans to buy first electric ... read more

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

November 8, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City council votes 36-6 to make Bloor Street bicycle lanes permanent; Council supports single fare for all transit trips in Toronto; Developers should help pay to expand ... read more

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

November 7, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto faces shortage of family-friendly condos; TTC test of new signalling system ‘exceeded expectations’; Scarborough strip mall slated for expropriation to power ... read more

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

November 6, 2017 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Distracted walking ban is a zombie idea that has infected the brains of reasonable people; Mural marks anniversary of ‘Leslieville’ being added to street signs; Meet the ... read more