Category Archives: Waterfront
The OneCity plan has much to recommend it even though in the details it is far from perfect. The funding scheme requires Queen’s Park to modify the handling of assessment value changes, and they are already cool to this scheme. … Continue reading
Updated June 27 at 5:20pm: I have written a political analysis of today’s announcement for the Torontoist website that will probably go live tomorrow morning. A line-by-line review of the plan will go up here later the same day. TTC … Continue reading
Waterfront Toronto has announced the schedule for reconstruction of Queen’s Quay between Spadina and Bay based on the long-awaited design by West 8 + DTAH. Stage I: Summer 2012 to Summer 2013 The first stage concentrates on utilities and on … Continue reading
Updated May 25, 2012: Port Lands Waterfront Toronto’s public meeting on May 24 drew an audience of about 300. The presentation droned on for well over its allotted time, and consisted mainly of reading through a Powerpoint deck without benefit … Continue reading
The TTC will implement many service changes on June 18, 2012 mostly for seasonal changes in demand. The lion’s share of these are service cuts, with a few increases. These are detailed on the first six pages of the document … Continue reading
Redevelopment of Toronto’s eastern waterfront, notably the “Port Lands” area southeast of Lake Shore and Parliament, was the first of many issues on which the Ford brothers’ vision for our future ran headlong into voters and Councillors. A fantasy of … Continue reading
The newly reconstituted Toronto Transit Commission will meet on Friday, March 30. This article reviews major items on the agenda.
With all the brouhaha over the Port Lands, and the Fords’ failed coup d’état on the Waterfront, attention now shifts to actually “getting something done”. The Port Lands cover a large area south and east of the mouth of the … Continue reading
Front Street Redesign November 3, 2011 (Thursday) from 3:00 to 7:00 pm Room 309, Metro Hall This is the second public information centre as part of the Environmental Assessment process for the proposed redesign of Front Street between York and … Continue reading
Updated July 8, 2011 at 10:20 am: Updates on the disposition of various items previewed in the original version of this item have been added through the post under each topic.