A morning roundup of the day’s news.
An interview with Alex Bozikovic, architecture critic and co-author of a guide to the city’s expansive building stock.
A vegetarian hunger-relief organization in Toronto argues that patrons shouldn’t be forced to choose between nutrition and their principles.
Connecting a number of rapidly densifying neighborhoods, the 504 King will finally get priority over cars along a central portion of its journey thanks to a one-year, $1.5 million pilot study starting this fall.
The Royal Ontario Museum is staging an exhibition devoted to snapshots—and what it means to be Canadian.
The Toronto Transit Commission and the National Ballet of Canada have the antidote to the depressing “If You See Something, Say Something.”
A Toronto design competition invites an unlikely urban activity—going to the beach during the chilly off-season.
The latest round of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Innovation Teams program encourages cities to find solutions based on data analysis and a human-centered approach.
The Danish concept of hygge, or coziness, offers a blueprint.
The signage at Bathurst station is getting the Honest Ed’s treatment for the rest of 2016.
Through cuisine, Toronto’s Newcomer Kitchen fosters economic and social relationships for Syrian immigrants.
The rails are to blame for one-third of incidents requiring emergency-room care.
The politics behind why a fully-funded light rail line is being rejected in favor of a limited and more expensive one.
The TTC is trying to crack down on fare evasion on streetcars—as nicely as possible.
Across the U.S. and Canada, rallies are celebrating independent booksellers.
It was “better behaved than the majority of human riders.”
Researchers say it spurts ozone-causing chemicals into the environment.
The case against 12-foot lanes in cities, in 3 charts.
Removing an elevated city highway doesn’t always make traffic worse—some cars just disappear.
One developer’s weapon against lousy drivers and vans blocking the bike lane.