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‘Celebrate Yonge’ Gives Pedestrians More Of Toronto’s Main Street

August 22, 2012, Urban Toronto. Several blocks of Toronto’s legendary main drag, Yonge Street, have been partially reclaimed from the car for a four week long installation of patio space and greenery

We met up with Evan Weinberg, Planning and Development Manager for the Downtown Yonge BIA to talk about the event. “Over the past few years we’ve brought a number of initiatives forward to make Yonge Dundas Square a really people-freindly space, like the programming in the square and the scramble crossing. How do we now get people to enjoy this iconic street beyond the square itself? Now we’re extending that people friendliness beyond the square.” Read More…