June 17, 2011 2:23 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
Yesterday evening Urban Toronto had a closer look at the John Street Revitalization plans presented at the second public open house hosted by the city. Attending this event were representatives ... read more
June 14, 2011 10:59 am | by Adam Hawkins | Comments
Canada’s most important transport hub is finally getting the attention it deserves as a series of ambitious projects designed by NORR Architects will transform Union Station's interior space at a ... read more
May 30, 2011 12:19 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
The new Toronto Rocket was officially unveiled to the public on Sunday attracting large crowds at Davisville station to experience the sights and sounds of the TTC's newest addition to the fleet. ... read more
May 30, 2011 10:59 am | by Adam Hawkins | Comments
On Saturday the TTC showcased Roncesvalles and McCowan carhouses as part of Doors Open, and Urban Toronto was on site to take a rare peak at the two facilities.
RoncesvallesRoncesvalles is ... read more
Every year Doors Open presents a mix of new and favourite sites for the avid architourist (that's not a registered trademark, is it Dave?), and this year, with what's on display at Robarts ... read more
The TTC is nearly ready to put their new Bombardier-designed Toronto Rocket fleet of subway trains into service.
Over the past few weeks, the shiny new articulated trains have been spotted ... read more
May 24, 2011 10:59 am | by Adam Hawkins | Comments
After years of waiting, the new Toronto Rocket subway cars will enter service in just a few weeks, and they’re stuffed with new features designed to make riders’ lives easier. Articulations! ... read more
May 6, 2011 1:37 pm | by Michael Ventresca | Comments
On April 26, 2011 at St. Clement's School, TTC Chair Karen Stintz hosted a public meeting on the Eglinton‐Scarborough Crosstown LRT project. In attendance were Ontario’s Minister of Transportation ... read more
Bike sharing is back, but what’s different this time?
Text by Adam Hawkins
Cycling in Toronto is taking a big leap forward today as the launch of Bixi Toronto brings the bike sharing revolution ... read more
April 29, 2011 11:49 am | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
Lights On Toronto! We’re getting a new subterranean transformer station.
The current Windsor transformer station at the corner of Wellington and John Streets is rapidly becoming obsolete and in ... read more
UrbanToronto has some construction shots, taken March 26th, of work underway to extend the Spadina Subway line north from its current terminus at Sheppard Avenue West in North York as far as ... read more
April 1, 2011 9:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Yesterday Premier McGunity and Mayor Ford announced the successor to Mayor Miller’s Transit City plan.
The $8.15 billion in funding provided by the province for Transit City was slated to provide ... read more
March 25, 2011 10:55 am | by Craig White | Comments
Can you tell me where in Toronto this TTC subway station is? No points for those who have been following our series (or reading the title): this isn't in Toronto, this is how planners see the ... read more
March 18, 2011 3:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you have been following UrbanToronto over the last five weekends, there is a good chance that you are expecting us to wrap up our look at the new Spadina line stations this week, as we have ... read more