Monthly Archives: November 2011

Toronto pedestrians: TV component

Here’s how the pedestrian safety story looked on TV: http://www.globaltoronto.com/video/swf/GlobalNewsEmbedPlayer.swf?player.width=609&player.height=342&player.overlayImageUrl=&pid=Uzl4CCDafLnjr8V_muVZPen2zCD05UNj&show=NewsHour&episode=&season=&cliptitle=Troubling+Statistics Today and November 30 are tied for the worst days for pedestrian accidents, so be careful out there. Cross-posted from patrickcain.ca Advertisements

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As light dims, peril increases for Toronto pedestrians

I just posted a story on the Global Toronto site based on the pedestrian accident data we FOId back in the spring. (This database, honestly, is the gift that keeps on giving. What can you do with it?) Looking at … Continue reading

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Mapping Toronto’s dogs

We’ve wound up a nice integrated broadcast/digital package on dog ownership in Toronto. It was based, mostly, on a version of the dog licence database showing the breed and name of the dog and the first three characters of the … Continue reading

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Time-based interactive of Toronto’s Second World War dead

We’ve renewed the Poppy File map concept* this year with a time-based visualization, programmed by globalnews.ca developer Nathan Arnold, a developer here, of deaths by month. Events like Dieppe and the Normandy campaign fill the map suddenly with points. The … Continue reading

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Ontario campaign finance

We produced an extensive data visualization yesterday of the emerging details of the campaign-finance side of Ontario’s election. Contribution data is now public through the date of the election. It’s not a complete picture, since donors can give to parties’ … Continue reading

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