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How we built the Gardiner map

By Leslie Young (crossposted from GlobalToronto.com) Building our interactive map of the Gardiner Expressway was a long process. It started with an idea, of course. After hearing so many reports of concrete falling from the Gardiner during the summer of … Continue reading

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Toronto’s bees

By Leslie Young Last week, we put together a map of beeyard locations in Toronto. They’re all over downtown and the west end, which is pretty neat – people seem to be really taking up this hobby. You can read … Continue reading

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Mapping marijuana grow houses

by Patrick Cain We’ve mapped marijuana grow operations in Toronto before, but this year’s iteration is more ambitious:  – First, we took the fresh 2011 census data and our census tract boundary set, mashed that up with several years’ worth … Continue reading

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Toronto’s worst intersections, redux

by Patrick Cain Various media outlets have taken a swing at a Toronto’s Worst Intersections story at some point. It’s not an exact science – most seem to be based on reader nominations. Ours have been statistical: a ratio of … Continue reading

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Relational diagrams of Toronto city council votes

by Patrick Cain Last week we published a series of relational diagrams of voting patterns in Toronto city council using NodeXL. It’s a direct result of Peter Aldhous’s excellent presentation at the NICAR conference in St. Louis. (The context, for … Continue reading

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