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Board of Trade Poll Supports Cross-Regional Agency for Transit

Map of the proposed service area for the Superlinx regional transit agency.
November 2, 2018 2:46 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Seventy-four per cent of Torontonians who responded to a survey support the idea of a developing a super regional transit agency to oversee planning, building and operating both regional and local ... read more

Should GTHA BikeShare Systems be Uploaded to Metrolinx?

A Bike Share Toronto station
October 23, 2018 10:42 am | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
While BikeShare programs are commonplace in Europe, the idea is a relatively recent one in Canada. The first large-scale system, Bixi, was launched in Montreal in 2009, with systems eventually ... read more

Toronto Planning Innovation Celebrated at National Urban Design Awards

October 19, 2018 11:48 am | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
The National Urban Design Awards were announced yesterday in Ottawa, and two of Toronto’s most innovative public realm plans took home the top honours. The biannual awards program established by ... read more

Concord Park Place's Woodsy Park to Open Spring 2019

Looking east across Concord Park Place, with Woodsy Park at centre, Toronto
October 17, 2018 4:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Concord Park Place has been growing in North York for about a decade now, with the first residents having moved into Discovery—the first condo phase—in the Fall of 2011. Since then, all phases on ... read more

Garrison Crossing Second Bridge Ready For Lift Overnight

Garrison Crossing site, south bridge waiting for lift, Liberty Village, Toronto
October 12, 2018 3:04 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Garrison Crossing is getting a little closer to reality as the second of its two bridges is about to be hoisted into place over the Lakeshore rail corridor. The crossing is a new pedestrian and ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Announces Winning Park Designs

Looking southeast through York Street Park, image by Claude Cormier + Associés
October 9, 2018 3:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto, in partnership with the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division, has announced the winning designs for two parks that will be built along Queens Quay in ... read more

Improvements Progressing on Redesigned Harbour Street

Harbour Street, City of Toronto, DTAH, Toronto
September 27, 2018 2:03 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Since our last update in July, work has progressed on the public realm upgrade of Toronto’s newly redesigned Harbour Street. The demolition of the York and Bay off ramps as well as the ... read more

Eglinton Crosstown Station Shoring Advances to Next Phase

Crosstown LRT, Eglinton Station, Metrolinx, Toronto
September 14, 2018 1:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Chaotic conditions for pedestrians and motorists will remain at Yonge and Eglinton in Midtown Toronto, where complex and carefully-coordinated construction is preparing the intersection for ... read more