A Promise to Future Generations

A U of T group encourages participants to protect the Earth for future generations

Making Traffic Smarter

An intelligent transportation system could reduce wait times at traffic lights in Toronto by more than half

Making Traffic Smarter

An intelligent transportation system could reduce wait times at traffic lights in Toronto by more than half

A House Divided

Creating “thermal zones” in a home could reduce energy costs by as much as 80 per cent

Subway to Mecca

The Saudi Arabian city is wrestling with a transit problem of Koranic proportions

Photo by 416style at Flickr.com

The Living City

Engineers are using the idea of “urban metabolism” to design more sustainable neighbourhoods

Illustration by Hennie Haworth

What Toronto Needs

A real transit strategy, a solution to its financial troubles, better urban design – and mayoral candidates willing to discuss these things

Photo by Shi Yali

Connecting Communities

Investing in high-speed rail and clean electricity could help lift Toronto out of the recession – and set the stage for a sustainable future

Tanenbaums Create Engineering Scholarships

Tanenbaums pledge $1 million to support admission scholarships in the Department of Civil Engineering

Home Cheap Home

Pay more for energy efficiency up front, save more in the long term, says prof

Waste Not, Want Not

Could sewage be the energy of the future?

Tag: Department of Civil Engineering