Ontario’s first roads were trade routes established by First Nations, including the Toronto Carrying Place, which linked Lake Ontario, Lake Simcoe, and Lake Huron. These routes followed the topology and existing water courses, making navigation simple and avoiding steep hills. Many modern streets, such as Toronto’s Davenport Road, follow these old trails. With the establishment […]
With university and college campuses reopening for in-class instruction, white-collar workers slowly returning to the office, and pandemic restrictions receding, there are more intercity transport options in Ontario than at any time prior to March 2020.
However, the same old gaps continue to linger.
The “Hazel McCallion Line” might be just the first of many politically-motivated renamings of publicly-funded transit facilities.
Do I stay, or do I go now?
If I go will there be trouble?
Pedestrian crosswalks should be simple and clear for everyone.
Ontario’s newest bus stop — a truck stop on the southern edge of London — may also be its worst.
An interactive map depicting intercity rail services in Ontario and Quebec in 1955
It’s worth wondering why Toronto has a street named after a Scottish politician who had nothing to do with its history.
All aboard the beer train
Brewers Retail had an interesting location strategy, especially in Northern Ontario.
Ontario’s other Union Station is a charming reminder of a once-proud electric railway in Southwestern Ontario
Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, several new inter-community transit services launched in Ontario during the last few months.
Every interurban transit connection in Ontario is included in an interactive map, which I will update regularly.