Born in Switzerland, raised in Thunder Bay, made famous right here in Toronto. The Canadian Light Rail Vehicle is an icon — as much a symbol of the city as the CN Tower.

Since 1979, they’ve played an outsized role in our urban existence. Whether it was riding to a job interview, a first date, or just watching them go by, our lives as Torontonians are fused with our CLRVs.

Let’s celebrate them before they’re gone!

A Streetcar Named Toronto is an art project and urban exploration that asks the question “What do these streetcars mean to us?” It’s our chance to answer that question and, in doing, say a proper goodbye.


Get on board