Articles from August, 2017

Piecemeal Two-Way Conversions on Hughson, King William
Hughson Street North will be switched to two-way between Wilson Street and Barton Street East, and King William Street will be switched to two-way between John Street North and Mary Street.
by Ryan McGreal
Published August 23, 2017 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (5 comments)

Waterfront Trail Has Re-Opened
Hamiltonians can once again use the Waterfront Trail between Bayfront Park and Princess Point again after three and a half months of closure.
by Ryan McGreal
Published August 21, 2017 in Local News (0 comments)

More Clarification on Electromagnetic Fields and Transit
Some folks love to peddle conspiracy theories as part of their opposition to transit expansion and the topic of 'wires' comes up.
by Chris Drew
Published August 21, 2017 in Special Report: Light Rail (1 comment)

A Better Way to Remember History's Oppressors
Public historical monuments are important. They can and should be powerful tools to help us remember and contextualize our shared history. But they should be unambiguous about refusing to celebrate the bad men of history.
by Tom Shea
Published August 21, 2017 in Commentary (2 comments)

Cast: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity's Most Transformational Process
The mission of this book is to re-establish an appreciation of the casting process, past and present, and they take the reader on a whirlwind tour of history and materials to do it.
by Margaret Lindsay Holton
Published August 18, 2017 in Reviews (5 comments)

Festival of Friends: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Updated
Overall, it was a huge success to have the Festival back in Gage Park, but a few issues represent opportunities for improvement next year.
by Ryan Barath
Published August 09, 2017 in Commentary (7 comments)

Open Letter: LRT Privatization is Privatization
When you take what is currently a wholly owned and delivered not-for-profit public service and turn it into a profit-driven service delivered by private corporations, there's a name for that.
by Eric Tuck
Published August 09, 2017 in Opinion (8 comments)

Seeing Hamilton Through Fresh Eyes
A newcomer to Hamilton makes an important observation about people with disabilities.
by Michelle Martin
Published August 04, 2017 in Belonging (0 comments)

Ministry Approves Hamilton LRT Environmental Report
With this approval as part of the Environmental Assessment process, the project can move forward to a request for proposals to build and operate the line.
by Ryan McGreal
Published August 03, 2017 in Special Report: Light Rail (12 comments)

Transportation Lessons for Hamilton from Ottawa
A weekend in Ottawa as an urban mobility tourist provided lots of examples of a city doing public transportation right.
by Jason Allen
Published August 01, 2017 in Special Report: Transit (5 comments)

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