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

March 12, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How rampant development and poor planning left residents of this Etobicoke neighbourhood stuck in traffic; Pedestrian deaths won’t end as long as Toronto panders to cars and ... read more

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

March 9, 2018 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Architect of Yonge-Dundas Square describes it as ‘extraordinarily ugly’; Our addiction to driving is costing lives, and more; Toronto Days photo exhibit brings city’s recent ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Skyline from Riverdale

March 8, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the east edge of Riverdale Park for a popular postcard view of the changing Toronto skyline. Back on a snowy February day in 2014, a ... read more

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

March 8, 2018 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How Jay Pitter is amplifying Black voices in city-building; Scarborough residents criticize SmartTrack plan at public meeting; Coxwell TTC Station now accessible; and more ... read more

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

March 7, 2018 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The risks of becoming a Google city; Metrolinx Continues Its Pursuit of Hydrogen Trains; Court dismisses councillor’s request to appeal Toronto’s decision on ward ... read more

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

March 6, 2018 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Backyard hens get the green light in four wards; Toronto-area home prices drop 35% but more homes on the market; From hostage training exercises to mobile grocery stores, ... read more

Ryerson University Hosting "Barcelona: the Metropolis of Cities"

Joan Busquets at Barcelona: the Metropolis of Cities at Ryerson University
March 5, 2018 12:24 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Ryerson will be opening its doors on Thursday, March 8th to host Barcelona: the Metropolis of Cities, a lecture and exhibit discussing how contemporary issues of the 21st century give shape to new ... read more

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

March 5, 2018 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The GTA's population is booming — but not necessarily in the right places; The challenge of urban density — They can see the school from their balconies but their kids can’t ... read more

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

March 2, 2018 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Wynne sidesteps questions about former transportation minister pressuring Metrolinx over new stations; Amazon headquarters or not, massive Toronto East Harbour office project ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Princess and Front

Throwback Thursday, Front, Princess, Toronto, 88 Scott, L Tower
March 1, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back just over three years, for a west-facing view of Downtown Toronto captured from the Princess Street and Front Street intersection. Back in early ... read more

Topping Off February 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off February 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
March 1, 2018 11:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up February 2018's hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions. Our Top Ten News ... read more

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

March 1, 2018 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s Bentway will be a new platform for public art; YRT's Richmond Hill Centre Terminal extension opens February 18; BMO to build new 'urban campus' across from ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 28, 2018

February 28, 2018 9:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto city-hall committee votes against REimagining Yonge proposal; Toronto committee narrowly avoids resurrecting the Sheppard subway; Good quality of life ‘just a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 27, 2018

February 27, 2018 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto to sell off almost 800 TCHC-owned buildings; Yonge St. bike lane battle returns to city hall; Metrolinx, Loblaw to pilot grocery-pickup service at GO Transit ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 26, 2018

February 26, 2018 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Del Duca attempted to win approval for two more GO stations that were rejected by Metrolinx; Councillors turn down requests to build two condo towers on ... read more

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

February 23, 2018 9:26 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 11:00 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 9:25 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 9:26 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 9:23 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