Toronto Sun: Campus transformation

“Frazzled drivers looking for a shortcut from the maddening gridlock of downtown Toronto have been replaced with students and professors happy to linger over coffee in Balzac’s Café or pick up fresh fruits and veggies at the farmers’ market. The sounds of revving engines and car horns have been replaced with the buzz of conversation and outdoor concerts.

Ryerson Square, Lake Devo, Students relaxingWelcome to Ryerson Square, the pedestrian-friendly heart of Ryerson University. Made possible by the closure a few years ago of a portion of Gould Street, it’s a prime example of the trend towards the “pedestrianization” of university campuses from coast to coast, including Montreal’s McGill University and the University of Windsor in southern Ontario.”

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