Jane’s Walk Toronto 2013

It’s that time of year again folks – the time where we get together to explore and enjoy our amazing city!  Many of us take for granted all the amazing sites and activities that Toronto has to offer, especially in … Read More

Manhole Art

Imagine walking down Yonge Street and stumbling upon a piece of art, literally.  In some cities, and perhaps soon in Toronto, that’s a daily occurrence.  Though manholes have traditionally been strictly functional, providing easy access for city workers to get … Read More

A More Bike Friendly Toronto?

It was 34 years ago that Toronto installed its first and immediately controversial bike lane on Poplar Plains Road, just south of St. Clair Avenue.  Though the controversy could have been thanks to poor city planning at the time, it … Read More

Toronto: Canada’s 2nd Most Walkable City

The quality of pedestrian life is a topic of frequent discussion in Toronto. Axon has even written about a few of these topics in previous posts. Just how well is our city doing to cater to the needs of our … Read More

Celebrate Yonge on the Street

Yonge Street will be a more pedestrian-friendly space until September 19th. Read More

Stroll City is Back

Toronto’s latest interactive media-art project is coming to a TTC platform near you. Read More

A Historical Tour of Toronto’s Ever-Changing Skyline

The recent condo boom in Toronto has produced some dramatic effects on the city’s skyline. As some of our readers may remember, we’ve already discussed the growing height and density of buildings on Toronto’s skyline. But, just how much has … Read More

John St. Revitalization Project: Everything You Wanted to Know

Proposed rendering for John St. Image c/o the City of Toronto. A roughly $30 million revitalization project on John St. has been in the works for many years now. The purpose of the redevelopment is to beautify the street as … Read More

Pedestrian Behaviour and Some Insights into the World of Urban Planning

For years, urban planning has focused on alleviating traffic by looking at the needs of vehicles. A recent trend, however, is shifting priorities toward pedestrians. Exhibition Road in London is an example of this; it has just re-opened after being … Read More

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