ArchiveDecember 2020

Oh no.

Peter Bethlenfalvy just became the newest Finance Minister of Ontario. Given his comments on the fiscal profligacy of the previous Liberal government and his hawkishness on spending, I fear we’re in...

The curse of wide lanes in Toronto

The biggest mistake ever made in road design was deciding that the same principles used in freeway design should also be applied to urban streets. pic.twitter.com/nEpsw1dCHk— Beyond the...

Capacity cuts on the Ontario Line

A few days ago Metrolinx released the Preliminary Design Business Case for the Ontario Line. One of the major reveals was that the agency was considering a hefty service reduction: from 100m trains...

Weaponizing Heritage in Toronto

Recently, Heritage Preservation Services (HPS) in Toronto recommended that over 1000 buildings on Bloor, Danforth, and other main streets be added to the city’s heritage register. Their stated...