Archive for 'Peter Goffin'
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.
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.