Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.
- Above: a rendering of the new articulated buses that are scheduled to start rolling down Toronto streets next fall. The TTC has ordered a total of 153 of the vehicles, which are 62 feet long.
- City council confirmed this week that it will proceed with drafting a bylaw that prohibits single-use plastic bags. There are still some open questions, says the councillor who first proposed the ban—David Shiner (Ward 24, Willowdale)—and councillors will attempt to answer them via a public consultation. Interested Torontonians can make a deputation before the City’s Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on November 14; if you’re interested you can learn more about signing up here.
- To the dismay of many of her constituents, earlier this week centrist councillor Ana Bailão (Ward 18, Davenport) voted against a move to save the Jarvis Street bike lane. Here is her attempt to address those concerns.