The Toronto Public Etiquette Guide (2017).
Received extensive media coverage, including on CBC Radio's Metro Morning and the Toronto Star.
"Humanism and Learning", in Renaissance and Reformation, ed. James A. Patrick. New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2007, pp. 582-594 (a reference set for secondary students).
"The challenges of the creative city", in The State of the Arts: Living with Culture in Toronto, eds. Alana Wilcox, Christina Palassio and Jonny Dovercourt. Toronto: Coach House Press, 2006, pp. 50-57.
"The St. George campus takes shape", in uTOpia: Towards a New Toronto, eds. Jason McBride and Alana Wilcox. Toronto: Coach House Press, 2005, pp. 78-85.
Magazine Articles (Print or online)
Whimsical Berczy Park Makes a Splash in Toronto, Azure, July 2017
"Richard Florida’s Frankenstein Moment", Literary Review of Canada, June 2017
"Three Generations of Magic Between E. Nesbit, C.S. Lewis, and Lev Grossman", Toronto Review of Books, November 3, 2015.
"Mask Panic: Past and Present", Toronto Review of Books, Issue 4, June 2012
Republished in The Toronto Review of Books: Tasting Menu, Toronto: 2013, pp. 57-62.
Also various posts for Chirograph, the Toronto Review of Books blog.
"Streets for everyone", Yonge Street, May 12, 2010.
"Car-friendly suburban streets can be deadly for pedestrians", The Toronto Star, January 20, 2010.
"A picture and a thousand words: the CCF Regina Convention of 1933", The Toronto Star, July 13, 2008.
"We will not see their like again", NOW magazine, February 28, 2008.
"Queen West test: Can area’s new historical designation stop the spread of cheap glass facades?" NOW magazine, January 10, 2008.
Story on Walk21 conference and "shared streets" concept, NOW magazine, October 11, 2007.
"My impossible walk from the airport", NOW magazine, May 24, 2007.
"Hubba-hubba: the node that moves us. Euro mobility hubs seamlessly link transit, bikes, car-sharing and pedestrians", NOW magazine, April 12, 2007.
"No place to meet: We think we're a user-friendly city, but there's no iconic site to connect", in NOW magazine, January 11, 2007.
"Jaywalk This Way", in NOW magazine, July 13, 2006.
"Stealing sunlight: we've turned our skies over to the highest bidder", in NOW magazine, May 11, 2006.
"No Feet in this Streets Plan", in NOW magazine, Feb. 2, 2006.
I am a senior editor and contributor to Spacing, a print magazine dedicated to public space issues in Toronto (spacing.ca).
I am also a regular contributor to the online Spacing Wire.
I have had articles in every issue, including a regular column on walking policy in Toronto. I have also written several book reviews. Here is a selection of the longer articles: