Every weekday’s end, Extra, Extra collects just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.
- Though Spidey and the Caped Crusader both fight on the side of justice, sometimes superheroes just don’t get along.
- Toronto has been on the hunt for a new chief planner for several months, and so far it’s not looking like many top-flight candidates are clamouring for the honour of helping to develop Canada’s largest city. One such candidate just turned us down for Calgary, reportedly because we are more developed already (and thus provide less scope for creativity) and also because of the state of politics at City Hall.
- News to help cyclists and complete streets advocates advance their cause: Sydney, Australia is in the midst of a major push to install cycling infrastructure, including 200 kilometres of bike lanes (55 kilometres of which are separated) and “extensive junction redesigns which give cyclists priority and improve visibility.” The result: an 82 per cent increase in cycling over two years. Turns out that if you build it, they will ride.