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Nerd Alert: Turn Google Street View Maps into Animated ASCII

An ingenious little program makes your city look like The Matrix.

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Is Toronto's Mayor a Barrier to Good Planning?

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

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Toronto Deputy Mayor Says Downtown Isn't for Families

He argues against requiring developers to build family-friendly units downtown.

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A 'Vertical' Future for the Urban Factory

A traveling exhibition imagines a minor renaissance of urban manufacturing that's greener, cleaner, and more efficient.

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Toronto Mayor Falls Short of Dieting Goal; Also Falls Off Scale

Rob Ford ends his quest to lose 50 pounds in a painful-looking way.

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Toilet Tuesday: Of Course There's an App for Pooping

Our weekly look at the loos that matter.

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Slowing Down Cars Saves Lives. So Why Is Toronto's Mayor So Opposed?

Lowering speed limits can greatly cut down on pedestrian injuries. But Rob Ford thinks one such proposal is "nuts."