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Better Streets

Cycle Toronto recently tweeted that Torontonians increasingly support separated bike lanes. I’d absolutely love Toronto to have a vast network of high-quality, well-maintained bike...

Linear City

Toronto is a linear city. Businesses rarely form clusters; instead, they’re spread out along long roads backed by inward-facing residential tracts. The city’s design feels optimized for...

Wasted Potential

Every time I return to Toronto I’m struck by its wasted potential: streets are too-wide, especially north of Bloor, urban ‘planning’ has encouraged nodal development, fine-grained...

And they win

I have always avoided watching teams from Toronto play. When asked, I rationalized it by claiming that I was ‘bad luck. Often I would say: “Toronto always loses”. Soon, those lines...