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With a lack of funding, the TTC projects to miss their accessibility requirements that they must meet by 2025. We map what this system will look like to a person with accessibility needs.
Portland has told its city planners to scrutinize development proposals for neighbourhood compatibility, nature preservation, and other factors. Here's why Toronto can't be that firm.
Here's what city council will be debating at this month's meeting—the last of the current term.
This August, Open Streets TO will turn two iconic routes into hubs of activity and exploration.
City honours work of former mayor and human rights advocate with park renaming.
A video from City Hall to make you smile, because everyone likes mass weddings.
Almost a year after protestors took over Metro Hall for the homeless, the City has opened it up voluntarily.
Goodwill generated by rainbow flag-raising in stark contrast to latest controversy surrounding the mayor.
Mayor thinks we should give up on the bike-sharing program.
The 2013 edition of Jane's Walk, the annual urban-exploration festival, is happening this weekend. Here are some highlights.
Toronto's homeless shelters are struggling to meet long-term housing needs the system was never intended to address.
Urban advocate Gil Peñalosa and councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam are working to bring "open street" periods to Toronto.
Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam got the 75th anniversary of the infamous atrocity put on the City's official calendar, but she says doing so was unusually hard.
Thursday night, more than 50 of Toronto's business leaders—including a city councillor and the police chief—slept on the street to help raise funds for the city's homeless youth.
Advocates say City officials and politicians failed to communicate a strategy to protect homeless residents from Monday night's severe weather.
Kristyn Wong-Tam hopes the City will buy a plot of land between Bay and Yonge, and create a new downtown park.
Somehow, it's already Wednesday. Creepy. So anyhow: Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam wants Ontario to join up with Quebec in the fight against long-gun registry data deletion (say that 5 times fast); surveyed TTC riders are strangely content with transit service; Doug Ford is pro property tax freezes; Toronto roads account for half of the province's worst; families of individuals shot by police meet to discuss better police handling of those with mental health issues; and Occupy Toronto up to slightly different tricks.
Mayor demurs when asked if he'll be attending this year's Pride.