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Neighbourhood Node: Community Dialogues in the UT Forum

A streetcar in Riverdale, image by UT Flickr contributor Adrian Badarco
June 15, 2017 11:13 am | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
While discussions about Buildings and Transportation & Infrastructure typically take the spotlight in the UT Forum, our 'Neighbourhood Node' threads give UT members the opportunity ... read more

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

June 15, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Cost of Running the Queen Car; TTC's new streetcars may miss reliability target as 'failures' add up; GO upgrading more ticket-vending machines with PRESTO functions; ... read more

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

June 14, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Does Toronto want to wreck an ‘extraordinary’ building? It's time for an answer; Giant dog fountain a big hit for people and puppies alike; The Fords’ Fascination With ... read more

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

June 13, 2017 8:41 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City of Toronto proposes crackdown on Airbnb-style rentals; In housing crunch, 15,000 to 28,000 Toronto homes sit empty; Rash of crane-climbers prompts York Region police ... read more

Photo of the Day: Torque

Photo of the Day, Torque, pedestrian bridge, Southcore, Marman and Borins
June 13, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a relatively new piece of pedestrian infrastructure in Toronto's South Core area, submitted to our Flickr Pool by A Great Capture. This ... read more

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

June 12, 2017 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What’s keeping that train? The TTC has 69,000 reasons why; City staff recommends one-year King Street transit corridor pilot project; Ford's costly streetcar study will ... read more

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

June 9, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillor Ford reignites streetcar debate at city hall; 10-acre development could transform north Roncesvalles; Robert Bundy: Powerful bureaucrat helped shape Toronto; ... read more

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

June 8, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Parkdale tenants disrupt hearing in protest over proposed rent hike; Toronto and Vancouver housing markets threaten Canada’s rapid economic growth; High-speed Rail For ... read more

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

June 7, 2017 8:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The friendly yet familiar design of Toronto’s new Albion library; How Did the Province Do on Land-Use Plan Amendments?; Union Summer market stops for station ... read more

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

June 6, 2017 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Islands flooding should prompt real discussion on climate change; Toronto’s housing market feels chill from provincial measures; Toronto’s ambitious bike plan, one ... read more

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

June 5, 2017 8:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Greater Toronto Area home sales plummet 20.3% last month; Metrolinx has been quietly sharing Presto users’ information with police; Parkdale rent strike enters second month as ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 2, 2017

June 2, 2017 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bloor St. bike lanes working, cyclists say, though drivers may not agree; How the AGO will move its iconic 8-ton Henry Moore sculpture; The Parkdale Rent Strike is Gaining ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Richmond and Sherbourne

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Richmond, Sherbourne, Modern, 294
June 1, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the east side of Downtown Toronto and the intersection of Richmond and Sherbourne, where a slowly-crawling wave of gentrification has dramatically ... read more

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

June 1, 2017 8:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
IMF warns of ‘significant’ risks from Canada’s housing market; What to look forward to inside brand new Albion Library; Toronto Island remains closed until at least July 31; ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Hosts Spring 2017 Walking Tours

Queens Quay revitalization, Waterfront Toronto
May 31, 2017 10:32 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Waterfront Toronto will be hosting a series of walking tours for the general public through the City's new "blue edges" beginning in June. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 8:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Flooding on the Toronto Islands is terrible—but also weirdly beautiful; Nobu Toronto executives say they’re not concerned about real estate bubble; Now is the time to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City plans can't be fully funded with budget freeze, critics say; Scarborough Bluffs the latest casualty of excess rainfall; Ontario to spend up to $42.5 million this year ... read more

Toronto of the Future Showcase Comes to Metro Hall June 26-30

May 29, 2017 4:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
This year, the second biennial edition of Toronto of the Future returns to Metro Hall, once again offering a glimpse at the city to come. Two years after the 2015 showcase delivered an insider ... read more

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

May 29, 2017 8:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s transit problem isn’t about money — it’s about priorities; Toronto parents’ fight against high-rise near elementary school isn’t over; The Downtown Relief Line ... read more