From Townhomes To Towers

Intensification advocates said build the subway and development will come. And has it ever. There are currently more than 60 development applications for Sheppard Avenue being reviewed by the city. They range from daycare approvals, additions to existing office buildings and rezoning applications to permit new buildings of varying … [Read more...]

North York #1 In Gridlock

Why does North York have the city’s worst gridlock? For years, residents have pleaded with councillors to slam the brakes on transit gridlock in the city’s north. Now a city staff list of the top 10 most congested intersections or sections of road confirms their grievances are well placed. Of the top five most congested intersections or … [Read more...]

Improvements To Finch West Too Late?

A recent report on improving bus service on Finch has been met with mixed reactions by North York councillors, with some saying it’s too little, too late. The March document is a follow-up to a May 2011 report titled Opportunities for Improved Bus Service on Finch Avenue, which responded to a proposal by Ward 1 councillor Vincent Crisanti to … [Read more...]