Monthly Archives: January 2015

Mapping the 2014 Toronto Election: Wards 39 and 40

I almost called this post “Everybody loves @norm” after the popular former Deputy Mayor, Norm Kelly, who represents Ward 40 on  Toronto City Council. In this latest installment of my (nearly complete) series of posts on the results of the 2014 municipal … Continue reading

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Mapping the 2014 Toronto Election: Wards 37 and 38

In this short post, I look at the election results in Ward 37 and Ward 38, Scarborough Centre. Ward 37, west of Brimley Avenue, is represented by Councillor Michael Thompson, while Ward 38, to the east, is represented by Councillor Glenn … Continue reading

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Mapping the 2014 Toronto Election: Wards 35 and 36

After many weeks of presenting poll-by-poll maps of the council and mayoral races in the 2014 municipal election, I finally reach the home stretch: the final ten wards located in the former municipality of Scarborough. Of all the six municipalities that … Continue reading

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Mapping the 2014 Toronto election: Wards 33 and 34, Don Valley East

With my vacation over, and back in Toronto, it’s about time to finish posting maps of the poll-by-poll results of the 2014 Toronto municipal election. In this post, I take a quick look at Wards 33 and 34, Don Valley … Continue reading

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The new American streetcar: A visit to Detroit, Cincinnati, Atlanta, and Tampa

The brand new Atlanta Streetcar I went on a short vacation, driving down Highway 401 and Interstate 75 from Toronto to Florida’s Gulf Coast. From there, I went on to Miami and Miami Beach, before flying back north; first to … Continue reading

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Mapping the election: Toronto’s East End (Wards 29, 30, 31, and 32)

In this post, I examine the results in four east-end wards, Wards 29 and 30, Toronto-Danforth, and Wards 31 and 32, Beaches-East York. All four wards selected John Tory as their first choice as mayor (though by differing margins), and … Continue reading

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The over-simplification of the TTC’s maps

The 192 Airport Rocket on the new TTC subway map posted in its trains The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) introduced a new subway map on “T-1” subway trains, the older 6-car trains used on the Sheppard Line (known as Line … Continue reading

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