Week 11 Link : Giving  The Power Back to the Public

 

http://globalnews.ca/news/2620745/torontos-chief-planner-looks-for-public-input-to-create-more-space-downtown/

Not only does this project seem like a promising development in the planning and creation of accessible public spaces within the city, it also shows the extent to which involving public opinion is important in city planning. An open conversation about how Torontonians would choose to utilize and optimize their public spaces, is likely to yield far more positive results as compared to the city council making all the final decisions based on what they think is public opinion.

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