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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Calgary Green Produce Integration trending idea

The Future of Farming

Modern society has found itself based around sprawling urban hubs. These dense cities, often far from where our food is grown, pose gargantuan logistics challenges, often costing lots of time, money, and fuel. Through urban farming, we are able to not only slash this logistics chain, we are also able to localize the economy, more efficiently produce vegetables, and greatly reduce our carbon footprint.... more »

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Vehicle Tire Pressure Maintenance trending idea

My idea has it's benefits of being simple, effectively cheap and with immediate reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of operating vehicles.

It has been shown that there is a significant reduction in vehicle fuel efficiency when the tires are not kept at optimum pressure.   The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) performed a study in 2012 and determined that "for every 1% decrease in tire pressure... more »

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Commuter bike lanes to parallel transit/BRT corridors

A healthy and green city. A city that moves. A city of safe and inspiring neighborhoods. Reduced carbon emissions. Healthier people. Reduced traffic congestion. Reduced traffic accidents. These are the objectives of the City of Calgary and its constituents.

These objectives can all be achieved by amending the standard design guidelines and creating a policy to mandate separated, protected commuter bike lanes as part... more »

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