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Black history...less well-known

Some people perceive Black History Month as a time to remember injustices and it is. It truly is. It’s also a celebration of perseverance, of courage, faith, and humor. 677 more words

What It Means To Miss New Orleans

As part of my Tuesday Travels posts, I’m going to do random spotlights on cities that I either 1) Know pretty well or 2) Can’t stop obsessing over. 690 more words

Tuesday Travels

TTC Vehicle Reliability

Delays in the arrival of the new Bombardier Flexity streetcars, together with last summer’s sauna conditions on the Bloor-Danforth subway, make for ongoing concern about the condition of the TTC’s fleet. 3,479 more words


Mapping Toronto's street railways in the TTC era (1921-2016)

Yonge Street at St. Clair Avenue, 1922. The TTC was busy in its first few years joining together the various street railway systems together and expanding services. 3,004 more words


Lots Of History...

This diptych features two iconic buildings on Detroit’s westside, one of them in the suburbs just facing the city’s border. The first one was formerly the DSR (Department of Street Railways) Wyoming Terminal located on the SE corner of Wyoming and Michigan. 254 more words

Winter 1916-1917

It was the week before Christmas and it just kept snowing every day!  After all the snow, came the wind and the cold.  This created quite a challenge for Yalecrest residents and the entire city of Salt Lake.   1,325 more words

Mayor Tory Discovers We Don't Have Enough Transit Service

Budget season brings some of the more extreme and ill-informed statements from the Poo-Bahs who govern our fair city. For the benefit of those unfamiliar with the Gilbert & Sullivan operatta “The Mikado”, the… 2,985 more words