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Male pedestrian dead after hit by car on eastbound Gardiner Expressway

Male pedestrian dead after hit by car on eastbound Gardiner Expressway

A male pedestrian in his 20s is dead after he was hit by a car in the eastbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway early Sunday, Toronto police say. Const. Craig Brister, spokesperson for…

A King Street with no cars? City may consider a car-free corridor pilot project

A King Street with no cars? City may consider a car-free corridor pilot project

The city is considering a number of options for a King Street pilot project, including making it solely a transit, pedestrian and cyclist zone in the downtown core, Toronto’s chief…

Nearly 200 sickened due to illness at Humber College

Nearly 200 sickened due to illness at Humber College

A Toronto Public Health official says one person was admitted to hospital and nearly 200 have reported becoming sick after an illness at a Humber College residence that began earlier this week.…

Toronto pothole patching crews doing brisk business: The Fixer

There are lies, damn lies and statistics, but the numbers on this winter’s crop of potholes tell a happy and truthful tale. On Tuesday we reported that the mild winter…

Driver wonders why pylons aren’t replaced with road plates: The Fixer

Some things on our streets leave drivers scratching their heads, like a gaggle of pylons at the intersection of Queen and River Sts. In a city where construction — particularly…

Penny Oleksiak wants pools off Toronto’s budget chopping block

Swimming star Penny Oleksiak is stepping up to defend Toronto’s public pools, several of which are facing possible closure in the city’s 2017 budget process. As part of the budget…

Warped metal plates a hazard on busy Yonge St. sidewalk: The Fixer

It takes a lot of weight to bend sturdy metal plates until they are so warped that they take on a new shape. And when they’re on a sidewalk on…

Pedestrians waiting at light at risk of icy soaking: The Fixer

Fixing one problem can sometimes create another, like vehicles speeding through a large puddle to catch a green light that’s about change. New traffic signals were installed not long ago…