Committee to examine shields for Toronto taxi drivers; many ways to fund Bixi bike-share program; five ways to celebrate Earth Day in Toronto; and more news.
Liberals display sense of humour on ... read more
April 18, 2013 9:10 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
GTA mayors getting behind Transit plan; Ford does not want to subsidize BIXI; casino approval unlikely at council and more!
GTA mayors get behind transit plan at CivicAction event, saying it’s ... read more
Then. July 29, 1914. Gibson Lane... ran east from Yonge roughly midpoint between what is now Alymer and Church. This picture is of course from the online Toronto Archives. The location I found in ... read more
April 17, 2013 9:19 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto city manager wants sales tax, gas tax and/or parking levey to pay for transit expansion; BIXI looking to restructure; Guild Park gets a little help from some friends and more news.
Toronto ... read more
April 15, 2013 3:50 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
The Pug Awards, an organization that celebrates the best of Toronto planning and design, is holding a talk entitled "The Future of the Glass Tower?" on April 30, 2013 at the Art Gallery of ... read more
April 15, 2013 9:41 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Rob Ford's executive committee to hear from public on a Toronto casino; Rob Ford supports Porter flying bigger planes off island; costs for cancelling power-plant project much greater than ... read more
56 and 58 Elizabeth Street. December 2, 1937. Joe's Cafe and Chop Suey. This charming cafe was on the northwest corner of the now completely vanished Louisa and Elizabeth.
I'll go ahead and say ... read more
April 12, 2013 9:41 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
TTC's customer service appears to improve; Toronto casino seems sure to fail at council; Porter expansion seen favourably by municipal and federal officials; roads still icy as of Friday morning; ... read more
April 11, 2013 5:25 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
Scott Dickson wants to pitch you an exciting idea that he calls, Ontario Place Redux. Imagine having a 'Caribbean' style waterpark at Ontario Place, coupled with the creation a 60 acre, floating, ... read more
April 11, 2013 9:41 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Weather causing cancellations; casino approval a long shot; traffic issues looming with LRT construction beginning; challenges ahead for GTA economy and more news.
Toronto weather: Flights, school ... read more
Then. Campbell House Move. Friday March 31, 1972. It was a big deal that day to come downtown to watch. Also interesting in this picture is the back of the Supreme Court of Ontario building (it ... read more
April 10, 2013 9:46 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Toronto casino proposal near defeat; Rob Ford disapproves of City Hall bike station; Pape Station to possibly close for twelve days straight; Winter Storm watch in effect for tonight; and more ... read more
Then. Adelaide looking west from Simcoe today. Same date as yesterday. June 7, 1911.
There is more "transportation excitement" today than yesterday. Streetcar rails are being laid in this ... read more