Archive for 'Peter Goffin'
British researchers have created an algorithm that scans images of roads to find signs of surface deterioration.
The Detroit Blight Removal Task Force enlisted a tech startup to create an app for reporting abandoned and derelict properties.
Portland has told its city planners to scrutinize development proposals for neighbourhood compatibility, nature preservation, and other factors. Here's why Toronto can't be that firm.
Lexington, Mass., is being recognized for increasing multiculturalism in civic leadership. Here's why Toronto could and should be doing the same.
A San Francisco group is creating tactile and audio maps of transit stations. What measures has the TTC taken to accommodate the visually impaired?
An idea that started in Norway is hitting the open market. Should Toronto buy in?
Chinese environmentalists have created a pollution app, spurring a growing demand for better industry regulation in the country.
In the Netherlands, a new bike path paved with solar energy cells may signal a revolution in green energy infrastructure.
Winners of the Winter Stations Design Competition will bring some warmth to the cold Toronto shoreline.
Toronto recycles its foam dishes, trays, and packaging, but they can still have a harmful effect on health and the environment.
With the latest Open Data release, Toronto City Planning hopes app developers will find creative uses to model the city in 3D.
The Agora Garden tower in Taipei, Taiwan, will give residents the chance to grow fruit and vegetables at their doorsteps.
San Francisco's Market Street pays tribute to its forgotten waterways with a special art installation.
The city has a plan to keep residents from being squeezed out of their homes by rising rents and redevelopment.
Why a New York City councillor wants commercial buildings in the city to go dark at night.
A French startup has found a way to harness wind power that's easy on the eyes and ears.
Public reaction to the Swedish system shows how attitudes toward commuting can evolve.
San Francisco and London are squeezing tiny recreational spaces into busy urban areas.