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Estimated Cost for Third Crossing Rises to $180 Million

Last Thursday, the City of Kingston revealed the preliminary design and business plan for the proposed third crossing, which suggests that the controversial project would cost taxpayers $60 million more than initially projected.  The $180 million price tag is the result of changes to the bridge’s design and construction, land

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What if Kingston…

In 2016, Kingston Transit recorded another record setting year for ridership, which was up a whopping 11.6 percent from 2015.  Although the continued growth can’t be attributed to a single factor, initiatives including the introduction and expansion of express routes, student pass pilot program, Employer Transpass, route adjustments and longer

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Third Crossing: Phase 2

The Third Crossing project is now in Phase 2 and has reached the updating of cost estimates stage. We should know more next Spring. Personally, I am undecided on the bridge. I completely understand those who are asking for it passionately. However, environmental impact apart, I do wonder about what

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#ygkChallenge: #WasteNotYGK

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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#ygkChallenge: Third Crossing Open House

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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K&P Trail Set to Reach Downtown by Next Summer

  The K&P Railway, whose century-long death throes issued their final spasm in 1986, was sometimes disparagingly called the “kick and push railway.” As it turns out, the jab was a prescient one: the railroad would one day find new life as a recreational trail for, among others, cross-country skiers,

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#ygkChallenge: Prison Farm Survey

The #ygkChallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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Sydenham Street Revived Grand Opening

Back in June we first told you about Sydenham Street Revived, a community-led initiative to see the entire block of Sydenham Street from Princess to Queen, turned into a pedestrian-only green space.  The pop-up park, which was officially opened this past Friday, is designed to encourage pedestrians to interact not

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#ygkChallenge: Try a Good Food Box

The #ygkChallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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#ygkChallenge: Vote for Finalists in Kingston Blooms

The #ygkChallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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