As many of you know, I have been keeping a close eye on the pedestrian-only pilot that is currently underway on Market Street. And judging from all the engagement that my tweets usually get, a lot of you would love to see a lot more… Read More
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So how is the Market Street pedestrian-only pilot project going?
A portion of the street that I live on has been thinking about going pedestrian-only for a few years now. Last summer it was pedestrianized for a few weekends. And this summer, it’ll be pedestrianized until, I think, September as part of a more extensive… Read More
Should Market Street be pedestrianized?
Next to the St. Lawrence Market (here in Toronto) is an appropriately named street called Market Street. It is a lovely street — perhaps one of the nicest in the city. It’s old and historic and it was completely redone several years ago (evidence here)… Read More
Toronto’s great streets
Last week the Ryerson City Building Institute published a terrific report on Toronto’s Great Streets. It profiles five streets in the city that have been “redesigned for greatness.” They are: Harbord Street (continuous bike lanes) Roncesvalles Avenue (placemaking and people) St. Clair Avenue West (dedicated streetcar… Read More
Saturday morning bike ride to the Bluffs
This morning I got up at 7:30am and met a good friend of mine at the St. Lawrence Market for breakfast. Market Street is closed to cars today so it’s pedestrian-only. It should be this way all the time. They had a pig roasting on… Read More
New York City on Market Street
On my walk to the subway this morning I was confronted by a transformed Market Street in Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market area. New York City had taken over. There were NYC yellow cabs, NYPD cars, FDNY trucks and lots of film people milling about in… Read More