Author Archives: Anthony Smith

‘WalkMap’ Preview

HELLO, PLEASE NOTE THIS SITE HAS BEEN ARCHIVED AND THE CONTENT HAS BEEN RE-POSTED ON MY NEW SITE HERE: http://healthycitymaps.blogspot.ca/2013/10/walkmap-preview.html ——————————————————————————————- I am in the home stretch of creating a new open source walkability dataset I am calling “WalkMap” based … Continue reading

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Elevation Contour Comparison

Which route would you prefer? Here here is another way to look at the same two charts: Long story short, I support a separated AAA bike route along Cornwall, because it is the most direct and flattest route from downtown … Continue reading

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Vancouver Community Gardens & Food Trees

HELLO, PLEASE NOTE THIS SITE HAS BEEN ARCHIVED AND THE CONTENT HAS BEEN RE-POSTED ON MY NEW SITE HERE: http://healthycitymaps.blogspot.com/2013/11/vancouver-community-gardens-food-trees.html ——————————————————————————————- This interactive map shows the locations and attributes of community gardens and food trees in the City of Vancouver.¬†While … Continue reading

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2011 Commuter Patterns in Metro Vancouver

HELLO, PLEASE NOTE THIS SITE HAS BEEN ARCHIVED AND THE CONTENT HAS BEEN RE-POSTED ON MY NEW SITE HERE: http://healthycitymaps.blogspot.com/2013/11/CommutingData.html ————————————————————————————————– Percent that Commute by Bicycle Percent that Commute by Public Transportation Mean Commute Time (new survey question added to … Continue reading

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2011 Census Population Density at Three Scales in Vancouver

HELLO, PLEASE NOTE THIS SITE HAS BEEN ARCHIVED AND THE CONTENT HAS BEEN RE-POSTED ON MY NEW SITE HERE: http://healthycitymaps.blogspot.com/2013/11/2011-census-population-density-at-three.html ——————————————————————————————- What do you notice looking at these maps? Add a comment below…

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Pecha Kucha Presentation: Mapping Healthy Built Environments

HELLO, PLEASE NOTE THIS SITE HAS BEEN ARCHIVED AND THE CONTENT HAS BEEN RE-POSTED ON MY NEW SITE HERE: http://healthycitymaps.blogspot.com/2013/11/pecha-kucha-presentation-mapping.html ——————————————————————————————- I am very grateful for having had the opportunity deliver a Pecha Kucha presentation at the British Columbia Society … Continue reading

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Value of All City of Vancouver Awarded Contracts

Here is a details of all contracts issued by the City of Vancouver in 2012. I downloaded this data from the Vancouver’s Open Data site. There are also additional rows about bids that were not selected and several additional contracts … Continue reading

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Spatial Disparities and Travel to Abortion Clinics in Canada

HELLO, PLEASE NOTE THIS SITE HAS BEEN ARCHIVED AND THE CONTENT HAS BEEN RE-POSTED ON MY NEW SITE HERE: http://healthycitymaps.blogspot.com/2013/11/spatial-disparities-and-travel-to.html ——————————————————————————————- A few years ago I created a package of very interesting maps under contract to the University of Ottawa. … Continue reading

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Healthy City Maps

HELLO, PLEASE NOTE THIS SITE HAS BEEN ARCHIVED AND THE CONTENT HAS BEEN RE-POSTED ON MY NEW SITE HERE: http://healthycitymaps.blogspot.com/2013/11/physical-activity-mapping-with-strave.html ——————————————————————————————- This post explores two new experimental maps I created after browsing the City of Vancouver (CoV) Open Data site … Continue reading

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Rooming Houses in the DTES of Vancouver

I was reading an article called “Vancouver hotels that house the poor to get $144 million in renovations” and I wanted to know where the properties are located… So I made the following map using Google Fusion Tables. This is … Continue reading

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