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A clarifying statement from the Jane’s Walk Steering Committee (I can add: I very much like the open-ended quality of Jane’s Walk)

The following May 11, 2018 email message is from the Jane’s Walk Steering Committee; my own Commentary follows below. Title of email: Jane’s Walk’s future is bright. A clarifying statement from the Steering Committee. * A word from the Jane’s Walk Steering Committee Dear Toronto, Yesterday we sent out an email that requires clarification. Most […]


Join Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn for “Evolution of Long Branch Park” Jane’s Walk starting 10:30 am, Saturday, May 5, 2018

The following message is from MPP Peter Milczyn’s Office: Jane’s Walk is an annual festival of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by the late Jane Jacobs, an urban writer and activist who championed new, community-based approaches to planning for over 40 years. I would like to invite you to join me for my “Jane’s Walk” […]


May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk. What is a Jane’s Walk? I don’t know. That’s what I like about Jane’s Walk.

What is a Jane’s Walk? A May 1, 2016 message from Jane’s Walk reads: “Every single one of us has a story, an opinion, a question, or a dream about where they live, work, and play. And every Jane’s Walk is a catalyst for doing something about it.” I’ve been involved with leading and/or organizing […]


Jane’s Walk is Looking for a Toronto Programs & Event Coordinator

You can find more information about the position here. The post offers a good overview about what Jane’s Walk is about:   The Jane’s Walk project ( is a global phenomenon. Citizen-led walking tours, inspired by author and urbanist Jane Jacobs, get people to tell stories about their communities, explore their cities, and connect with […]


Additional details about Jane’s Walk can be accessed at the Jane’s Walk Category at this website

Additional details about Jane’s Walk can be found at: Jane’s Walk Click on the link above to access the general Jane’s Walk Category at the Preserved Stories website. We value your questions, comments, and suggestions regarding Jane’s Walk, which is based on the legacy of Jane Jacobs. Updates regarding this year’s Jane’s Walk will be […]


Principles of a Jane’s Walk

For the Jane’s Walks that I was involved during May 2012, I figured out the basic principles by speaking with staff at the Jane’s Walk organization. As part of the planning process, I also spoke with Denise Harris, Heritage Officer at the Etobicoke Historical Society, about the principles involved in the organizing of Heritage Walks. […]


Planning now under way for 2013 Jane’s Walks in Long Branch. We enjoyed our many Long Branch conversations at the Feb. 23, 2013 Government & Community Services Fair at Cloverdale Mall

Planning is now under way for at least two Jane’s Walks in Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey). As part of our advance publicity for the events, we arranged for a Jane’s Walk table at the Government and Community Services Fair on Feb. 23, 2013 at Cloverdale Mall. The event offered a great venue for […]