Toronto

Mayoral Candidate of the Day: Jose Canseco

Yes, that Jose Canseco.

The Best City Time-Lapse Videos of 2012

Kuala Lampur, Chicago, Toronto, San Francisco, and Hurricane Sandy make this year's list.

2012's Biggest Transportation Successes

Amtrak posts a record year, California approves high-speed rail, and more.

A Brief History of the Barnes Dance

Cities have largely given up on pedestrian scrambles — but some are bringing them back.

How Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Got Himself Removed From Office

The controversial mayor of Canada's largest city is out of a job as of this morning, thanks to a technicality.

Vending Machine of the Day: the Biblio-Mat

Feeling lucky?

The Growing Urban Class Divide, Vancouver Edition

The segregation between the rich and poor is clearer than ever.

For Pedestrians, Cities Have Become the Wilderness

The ugly truth about what Marchetti’s Constant means for walkers almost everywhere.

This Bird Migrated Into a Skyscraper

Meet the Chicagoans who rescued it (and hundreds others) in what may be the most depressing job in the city.

Dedicated Bike Lanes Can Cut Cycling Injuries in Half

So says a new study from Canada examining hundreds of injured cyclists and the roads where they wiped out.

Timelapse of the Day: Toronto From the Rooftops

An elevated view of the Canadian city.

Canada's Rail System May Have Peaked...in 1968

The Turbo train once took riders between Toronto and Montreal in less than 4 hours. Now all we have left are these incredible promotional videos.

Grisly Public-Bathroom Collapse in Ghana Claims 1 Life

Here's your extra-sad edition of Toilet Tuesday, news from loos across the world.

An Alarmingly Strong Link Between Lack of Walkability and Diabetes

New research from Toronto finds that immigrants living in that city's least walkable neighborhoods were more than 50 percent more likely to develop diabetes.

The Key to Reducing Congestion Could Just Be Less Selfish Driving

Most of us know better than to read and drive, but we’ve all been guilty of bad behavior at one point or another.

Of Discrimination, Housing and Board Games

"You are picked up for ‘loitering’ and taken directly to the police station for interrogation. Go back three spaces."

Yes, You Too Can Simulate Falling Off a Skyscraper

Many folks would pay not to toe a skinny ledge atop Toronto's CN Tower, but that's the attraction of "EdgeWalk."

The Divided Global City

Global class conflict is still playing out on a local scale.

Is Toronto's Mayor a Barrier to Good Planning?

As the city finally hires a new chief planner, concerns about politics persist.