Archive for 'Peter Goffin'
The New York City parks department is soliciting suggestions from regular people on how to improve park borders
A former tabloid designer has converted newspaper boxes into mini-composters to remind New Yorkers where to put their organic waste.
A Chicago police station has been reimagined as a sprawling campus to be shared with residents. Will it actually help heal the police-public rift?
The Washington, D.C.–area tool maps your route and explains how healthy, wealthy, and green it will make you.
Lessons in urban innovation, gleaned from a week spent in the Spanish city.
Seven residents of Homes First shelters and housing have been nominated for a bursary recognizing their visual art, music, and crafting.
Memories of working with one of Canada's leading advocates for rights and freedoms.
A pair of British companies have created "Responsive Street Furniture" that digitally adapts crosswalks and streetlights to accommodate people with disabilities.
A Kingston-based researcher says our potholes could be prevented by changing the way asphalt is made. The issue is a lot more controversial that you'd think.
Planned Parenthood Toronto and a Davenport community health centre have partnered to offer drop-in service to teens and twentysomethings, 12 hours a week.
A U.S. web series hopes to teach city slickers about farming, preserves, and DIY crafts. Here in Toronto we're already on the way, thanks to a growing passion for the "authentic."
The best questions, answers, and calls to action from a summit of local leaders.
Barcelona is building a traffic bridge out of pollution-neutralizing concrete. Chicago has paved a road with it. Could Toronto adopt the trend?
Parts of Toronto have experimented with car-free days, but Madrid hopes to get vehicles out of its city centre by 2020.
The US government challenged automakers to build an eco-friendly tractor trailer. Here's how they rose to the challenge, and why our local government can too.
As Toronto anticipates worse storms and more flooding, Boston's Deer Island wastewater facility has planned for the worst.
Amsterdam's marketing pros want more tourists to visit the outer reaches the city's greater metropolitan area.
British researchers have created an algorithm that scans images of roads to find signs of surface deterioration.