Tag Archives: streetcar

Chinatown Right-Of-Way

I was thinking about the heated subways vs. LRT debate taking place at City Hall when I saw this worker crossing Spadina’s dedicated streetcar lane with his burden of fruit boxes. Try your hardest, Toronto politicians, bureaucrats and engineers, you’ll never tame this crazy town.


The Dundas Streetcar, with an average speed of 10 km/h, is more theme park tram than rapid transit.
Click the image to see it bigger (lots of detail in this sketch):Dundasland, The Happiest Streetcar Ride on Earth

Streetcar sympathy

Not everyone has gotten the hang of the new streetcar right-of-way on St. Clair. This driver understands.

When I dream

I dream of this.