Tag: Toronto


Why build a subway when there’s room for a streetcar?

March 10, 2020

Via: TreeHugger

If you care about embodied carbon, money or time you don’t dig. But then this is Toronto. In the former Toronto suburb of Etobicoke, Eglinton Avenue West is a fast-moving arterial road that would be perfect for surface transit. But […]

Travel & Public Transit

Train vs Plane: Which is the better way?

October 4, 2019

Via: TreeHugger

A test, on a trip from Toronto to Quebec City Woodrise is an international conference covering mass timber construction that was held this year in Quebec City, 700 km from where I live in Toronto, Canada. I wanted to cover […]


Cyclists and streetcar tracks don’t mix

July 28, 2016

Via: TreeHugger

TreeHugger loves bikes, and we love streetcars too. The problem is, they often don’t play nice together. When riding my bike in Toronto, there is nothing that scares me more than to be stuck on a street with streetcar tracks […]