I just read this interesting article/post on Next City about Calgary moving forward to be city of cycling and walking:
In 2014 alone, city council passed a Complete Streets Policy and approved a 3.4-mile cycle track network that will break ground in March. Now, building on […]
Ebrahim, one of our PYP researchers, entered two of his applications into competitions run by the OGC and GeoAlberta over the summer and came away with first place in the OGC student app challenge 2013, and first and second place in the
After searching around for some map of Calgary that shows what is going on during the flooding with not much success, the team decided to create its own flooding information map.
In just two days we pulled everything together and created this overview map, based on textual information from the City of Calgary’s webpage/blog:
I just returned from the Urban Data Management Society’s 2013 conference in London, UK (UDMS 2013).It was a great conference, and afforded plenty of opportunity to learn about the cutting-edge research in geoinformation/geomatics, especially as it relates to urban planning. I was also very happy for the chance to meet colleagues in the urban […]
In semi-related blog-worthy news, A friend recently asked for job leads in green building or sustainable energy in Calgary. His friend is moving here, and is looking in those specific areas.
In my experience, this city has what appears from the outside to be unlimited jobs in the oil industry. But, for me at […]
We’ve been up to a lot in the past year at PYP. For my part, I recently put together a brief update on my research over 2012 and the beginning of 2013 for a donor. Here’s the bulk of the piece, to give you a very quick idea of how we’re progressing.
A friend recently bought a new house, and asked what could be done to make it more sustainable. I responded with a list of what I consider to be the top ten keys to household sustainability.
The list is in order of greatest impact. The reason for this order is that some of the things […]
Our team has been pretty busy with certain topics, e.g. investigating future development scenarios for Glamorgan, doing first steps on a traffic simulation and asking Glamorgan members for their opinion about what is working and what could be improved in the community. We will report more on those items in future blogs, when we can […]
yep; this was my first response to what I read at CBC news on October 15th (see here).
I, as many commenters on the news article, can only applaud to the transit planning department to that decision, because it is the smartest way of alining budget constraints with […]
In July I visited the Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transportation, short CASPT’12. One of the keynote speakers was Hong K. Lo who is working in Hong Kong. In his presentation he gave some interesting facts about life and transportation in Hong Kong, that I like to share with you.