Archive for 'Daren Foster (aka City Slikr)'
Convincing pro-car councillors of the benefits of cyclists is a near-impossible task, argues Daren Foster.
City Hall's preliminary budget may not be balanced, but it's honest. That's a good change.
The Draw the Lines ward-boundary review highlights a growing and changing city, and how it might achieve better representation.
The mayor's handling of the casino issue shows he no longer holds sway over some of his allies.
At the first Feeling Congested panel, even some of the mayor's allies seemed to agree that the City may need to tax and toll its way to better transit.
City council has passed its 2013 budget. Maybe next year they can tackle our actual problems.
The Budget Committee, once again, fails to understand how budgets are supposed to work.
The disingenuous fight over the future of the Gardiner.
With the mayor apparently in an unusually conciliatory mood, can Toronto finally get back to solving some of its biggest problems?
"Going to School: A Transit Summit" brought together planners, executives, and academics for a day of fretting over the future of public transit in Toronto.
Executive Committee decision to continue funding Riverdale Farm reveals a growing ideological divide among its members.
In Mayor Rob Ford's Toronto, the fact that "one-time savings" happen annually is an inconvenient truth.
Rob Ford's casino predicament.
Last night in Scarborough, many who are decidedly not part of the downtown elite spoke out against the mayor, too.
This month's council meeting ran overtime, and some agenda items are still unfinished. But there were at least faint hints that our elected officials might be inching their way to compromises—a sharp contrast to Rob Ford's very blustery first year as mayor.
The City of Toronto's 2012 budget is a mess of the mayor's own making.
For his first few months in office, Rob Ford had nearly ironclad control over his allies. But after a string of political setbacks, we have to wonder: is the mayor losing his grip on council?
Yesterday, council's Executive Committee met to discuss the future of Toronto's waterfront. And it ain't pretty.