May 9, 2012, The Globe and Mail. Two Toronto councillors are pursuing different paths in their efforts to improve the city’s main drag. Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, whose downtown ward includes the Yonge Street strip, is seeking approval for a one-month trial this summer to increase pedestrian traffic and business by reducing lanes and “widening sidewalks” between Gerrard and Richmond streets. Read More…

May 8, 2012, The Star. It’s Canada’s most famous stretch of road. But cruising downtown Yonge St. by car will be more difficult this summer if the city agrees to close two lanes of traffic for a proposed Celebrate Yonge street festival. Read More…

May 7, 2012, Torontoist. Saturday’s sold-out street-food party drew a crowd of thousands, providing more evidence of the scene’s emergence into the mainstream. Read More…

May 3, 2012, NOW Magazine. Cycling advocates hoping to save the Jarvis St.bike lanes got some ammunition for their cause on Thursday, when the Toronto Cyclists Union released a city report that found the road is safer since the lanes were installed in 2010. Read More…

May 4, 2012, Torontoist. Every weekday’s end, Extra, Extra collects just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss. Read More…

May 4, 2012, The Sun. Toronto city councillors will have the long-gun registry in their sights next week. Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam is asking city council to urge the province to ask the federal government for the data in the registry before it is scrapped. Read More…

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