Category: In The Media

Car2Go’s departure from Toronto was a long time coming

May 30, 2018 By David Nickle, Toronto.com If I was still driving Car2Go cars like I used to, I imagine that I’d be upset as any car-share enthusiast at the company’s announced departure. The tiny two-seat Smart cars amounted to a much more affordable alternative to taxis when I was running late: I could grab… Read more »

Danforth Avenue could be in for planning makeover in 2019

May 29, 2018 By David Nickle, Toronto.com Danforth Avenue could be in for a massive planning makeover in 2019. That’s if Toronto Council approves the money for a comprehensive, overarching study of the seven kilometres from Broadview to past Victoria Park Avenue. On May 28, Toronto’s budget committee sent a letter from Ward 30 (Toronto-Danforth)… Read more »

City of Toronto launches filming pilot program at TDSB locations

The City of Toronto, in collaboration with the local screen industry, is launching xoTO Schools, a pilot program with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) to enable enhanced access for location filming at 11 pre-approved TDSB properties as well as interactive educational opportunities for students. Mayor John Tory made the announcement today with Councillor Paula… Read more »

Council votes to simplify traffic-calming … in a roundabout way

By Ben Spurr, Tranportation Reporter, Toronto Star Thurs., May 24, 2018 In a controversial last-minute decision at the end of a three-day council meeting on Thursday, councillors voted to streamline the process for installing traffic calming measures on local streets. Under a motion put forward by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Ward 30 Toronto-Danforth), community councils will now… Read more »