Does Toronto have too little or too much public space? Depends on what the “public” space is used for. This seems such an obvious answer but one of Toronto’s best urban affairs writers can’t seem to separate the private cars from the public space they destroy. In an otherwise excellent defence of the square where... Continue Reading →
Left thrives in compact communities, dies in suburban sprawl
Suburban sprawl is an enemy of the Left and progressives should support efforts to discourage it, including tolls. In opposing tolls on Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway, a number of leftists cite political strategy. They argue the tolls will elicit a rightist populist backlash and alienate potential supporters. On Facebook John Bell complained,... Continue Reading →
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