Urbanism

The City Victorious

Much of the 20th century was spent trying to fix the problems of the city by destroying it, but the 21st century will be an urban one. It was a long, ugly fight, and the city has won.

Toronto is Still Not New York, and Probably Never Will Be

A chart attached to a Bloomberg News story this week seemed to suggest Toronto would be denser than New York by 2025. It won’t be, of course, and thank goodness for that.

In Defense of Danish Tourists

There’s nothing quite like criticism from outsiders to spur irrational defenses of our own narrow status quo.

What’s Public Transit For, Anyway?

If you don’t see the social justice being served by connecting the working class more quickly and easily with their jobs, you’re not looking hard enough.