Thursday 31 March 2016

"Getting it right in cities depends on good city-level data." says McCarney

Having recently joined the Editorial Board of Cities Today - the go-to global publication on sustainable urban development - WCCD President and CEO Patricia McCarney sat down with US Editor Tom Teodorczuk to discuss why standardized city data is so important in developing the prosperous, sustainable, resilient, and smart cities of tomorrow. The full interview can be read here.

Thursday 24 March 2016

U of T urban experts on federal budget: a key moment to reinvest in this next generation infrastructure

U of T’s Global Cities Institute  and its sister organization the World Council on City Data, both led by Professor Patricia McCarney, have been actively collecting data which can be used to compare Toronto to urban centres around the world. McCarney spoke to U of T News about how standardized data gathered and analyzed by her and other experts at WCCD can actually help city officials better plan what infrastructure projects deserve the most dollars.