Monthly Archives: August 2020

Stranded at Bramalea GO: Metrolinx’s missed connections

While Metrolinx continues to build expensive new parking spaces, those who walk, bike, or take the bus to its stations can be made to feel like an afterthought. Especially when a connecting bus trip leaves without you, with the next bus not scheduled for two hours. Continue reading

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Opening up the streets in Toronto and Guelph

In the last few days, I visited Toronto’s Danforth Avenue and Downtown Guelph to see how municipalities can support local businesses during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On Danforth Avenue, new interim bicycle lanes were installed between Broadview Avenue and Dawes … Continue reading

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Dysfunction junction: Union Station’s continued disruption

In 2018 and 2019, there were promises to replace the temporary concrete barriers plopped in front of Union Station. Two years later, little has changed. Continue reading

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Deadly by design: The East Mall and Burnhamthorpe Road

On Tuesday, August 11, just after 11AM, a father and his two children were attempting to cross The East Mall north of Burnhamthorpe Road. They were crossing from the west side of the minor arterial street, where there is the … Continue reading

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A driver’s case for banning right turns on red lights

The reason why drivers should want to see the end of right turns on red. Continue reading

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