Mobility Pricing Solutions

Why are mobility pricing measures a contentious issue? Even though a recent poll found that most GTA residents support a downtown congestion charge, building consensus for new road tolls is no easy task. Yet this month there is not one but two stellar events focused on how to pay for the mobility solutions we need in Toronto and the rest of the GTA.

'MOVE': A Sustainable Transportation Charette

Canadian Active Transportation Guide

Last week, Nancy Smith Lea had the privilege of attending the excellent Walk21 conference in Vancouver and presented TCAT's Active Transportation Benchmarking in Canada study. This trip was generously funded by the Toronto Community Foundation.

A Transportation Tale of Three Cities

An article written by TCAT Director Nancy Smith Lea is included in the current issue of Harvey Kalles Collections Magazine.

Bicycle Commuting is All the Rage

With New York City announcing a bikeshare program in 2012 and doctors in both New York and Ontario issuing statements about the many health benefits of active transportation, cycling to work is on the rise.

Balancing Traffic Congestion and Safety

On September 7, 2011 Toronto's Public Works and Infrastructure Committee (PWIC) adopted, with amendments, two items relating to cyclist and pedestrian safety.

Thinking "Narrow" for Street Design

The Institute of Transportation of Engineers (ITE) and the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) have together produced a design manual for engineers, city planners, public works departments, and other community members.

Cycling is Cost-Saving for Cities

Many cities around the world have profited from a simple discovery: increasing bikes on the road leads to lower costs for the city.

TCAT Releases Complete Streets Forum 2011 Summary Report

On April 28, 2011, TCAT organized its fourth annual active transportation policy conference, called the Complete Streets Forum, at the University of Toronto Hart House.

Green Light for Ontario Complete Streets Policy and Design Hub!

Clean Air Partnership is pleased to announce that TCAT's proposal to develop an Ontario Complete Streets Policy and Design Hub was recently granted funding by the Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Government of Ontario.