The Centre for City Ecology made significant contributions to raising the bar on urban conversations and thinking in Toronto while operating between 2007 and 2015. This site represents an archive […]
Read the report on Community Mapping To build upon our work to engage Torontonians in community-based planning and city building efforts, the Centre for City Ecology researched available community mapping […]
Read the Centre for City Ecology’s 2014 Year End Report.
The Centre for City Ecology and our friends Toronto Park People were featured in a recent Torontoist article [“Connecting Toronto One Park at a Time”] highlighting the potential to use Toronto’s greenways to strengthen connections within and between neighbourhoods.
We recently posted an article on Spacing’s Toronto blog titled that explores the Atlanta BeltLine as a comprehensive public works project, and how this kind of city systems thinking could be applied to Toronto’s Green Line.
The City Builder Book Club is an online reading club through which we hope to facilitate a deeper understanding of how cities work. Our first book was Jane Jacobs’ The Death and […]
Remember when this happened at our Jane Jacobs’ Toronto event? As reported on Twitter: Sewell, on the downtown/suburban divide: “Urban form helps to set your politics.” Low-density living de-politicizes people. York professor […]
As we prepare for mobiliTO, we have been speaking to people representing pedestrians, bikers, drivers, transit users, taxi drivers, and couriers. We have come across a few useful primers on the […]
The Toronto Star, Does Toronto Need a Congestion Tax? November 2011 has been proclaimed Transportation Month with organizations across the GTA staging at least five major mobility events, including: CUTA Fall […]
On the occasion of the release of the 50th Anniversary edition of Jacobs’ classic book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, the Centre for City Ecology hosted four of […]