Living in a low-density place with lots of greenery and open space can feel like a pretty “green” way to live. Maybe you’ve even got a little garden where you grow delicious tomatoes. And indeed, a lot of people seem to think this is the… Read More
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We may not all agree on things like bike lanes and transit, but if there’s one thing that can generally unite a city it’s playoff sports. I love the solidarity that it creates. You may have nothing else in common with the person sitting next… Read More
For those of you who have been reading this blog since last summer, you’ll know that I’m particularly passionate about the Gardiner Expressway East here in Toronto. Last night a public meeting was held to discuss the 3 alternative designs for what has become known… Read More
How are you being shaped?
“We shape the cities, and then our cities shape us.” That’s one of my favorite lines from the documentary The Human Scale, featuring Danish architect and urban designer Jan Gehl. I like it because I don’t think many of us think enough about the way… Read More
Tomorrow’s capital of the world
Last week I polled the ATC community and asked which city they consider to be the “capital of the world.” I received 62 votes and the overwhelming majority (63%) voted for New York. London came in a distant second with 23% of the vote. Though… Read More