Sean Marshall

Sean Marshall is a Toronto-based geographer and writer with an interest in public transportation, pedestrian safety, and local politics.

Sean Marshall's articles

Published On: September 28, 2020
ANALYSIS: Most Greater Toronto transit agencies have responded to COVID-19 by suspending low-ridership routes and reducing service. But Durham Region Transit has a different recovery plan.
Published On: April 27, 2020
ANALYSIS: What can municipalities do to support residents who have to stay two metres apart?
Published On: February 26, 2020
It’s 1,785 kilometres long and a century old — get to know one of Ontario’s most important motor routes.
Published On: September 25, 2019
ANALYSIS: To boost the region’s economy, meet the challenges of climate change, and provide access to First Nations communities, experts say we need to invest in road infrastructure.  
Published On: September 10, 2019
On a 58-hour trip by bus, train, and mini-bus from Toronto to Thunder Bay, you’ll get a close look at the countryside — and at the challenges of intercity travel.
Published On: June 26, 2019
The Queen Elizabeth Way, opened 80 years ago, was the province’s first superhighway — and it’s helped pave the way for road-safety innovation.
Published On: February 25, 2019
ANALYSIS: Part bus service, part taxi service, part ride-hailing app, Wroute is offering residents of the Kitchener-Guelph-Hamilton triangle another transit option. But critics say car-based transportation isn’t the answer.
Published On: June 18, 2018
Suburban shopping centres are struggling to compete with online sales and big-box stores. But these two strategies could give them new life.
Published On: April 26, 2018
ANALYSIS: New campuses in Milton and Brampton will create economic opportunities — but only one of them seems to have been planned with people in mind, writes Sean Marshall.
Published On: January 08, 2018
ANALYSIS: Public transit ridership is stagnating across North America, but in Brampton, it’s on the rise. Here’s why
Published On: November 28, 2017
ANALYSIS: The government touts its funding for transit, but those in rural and northern areas are being left behind.