Archive for 'Jake Tobin Garrett'
The proposed Rail Deck Park could be our last big downtown park, and it's an opportunity we should seize.
One year in, we check in with the people behind Park People, an organization that wants to make the city within a park even better.
Illuminating the often-murky world of Section 37 of the Planning Act. (Hint: it's where some important money comes from.)
Taras Grescoe wrote
Straphanger, a book about public transit in many different cities, worldwide. We spoke to him about how the TTC stacks up. (Or doesn't.)
A not-for-profit organization takes small, unused spaces in the city and re-imagines them as gardens.
Last night: a public consultation to discuss the accelerated development of the Port Lands.
Nominated for: heart and activist savvy in equal measure.
While the City's 2012 budget reveals reduced services in Toronto's parks, it's been holding public consultations on a new Parks Plan that will provide guidance for the next five years.
Transit experts gathered last night to discuss how Toronto gets around.
Two financial experts gathered yesterday to discuss municipal finance and whether, as some have said, Toronto is really on the rocks.
The Canadian Urban Institute brought four city builders together to discuss whether Toronto has lost its way.
The City of Toronto recognizes the best in urban design during the past two years at the Toronto Urban Design Awards.
In the midst of uncertainty over the development of Toronto's waterfront, landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh explains the approved Lower Don Lands plan.
On the 50th anniversary of Jane Jacobs'
The Death and Life of Great American Cities, four former Toronto mayors gather to discuss her work.