Written by Terry Sidhu and reposted with permission Why Missing-Middle Housing is Important Canadian cities are experiencing record rates of growth and are increasingly choosing to densify rather than sprawl outwards. Densification can help a city reduce traffic and car use, maintain sensitive environmental and agricultural lands in the periphery, increase affordability, and generally create a more attractive and walkable city. Missing-Middle Housing,

Five New York Tech Companies to Watch | Tech:NYC UrbanLogiq was named one of Five New York Tech Companies to Watch according to Tech:NYC.  Below is the interview from Tech:NYC and our Co-Founder & CEO, Mark Masongsong. What does your company do? UrbanLogiq Co-Founder and CEO Mark Masongsong: UrbanLogiq works to consolidate government data that is currently fragmented and helps governments make faster, cheaper,

From November 14 to 16, 2017, UrbanLogiq exhibited at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) 2017 with New York City as part of their Exhibition Pavilion. This congress was a critical moment for UrbanLogiq: the unveiling of our latest and most sophisticated platform yet, which showcases UrbanLogiq’s machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities. We were also excited to announce a new

This post first appeared as a guest blog by UrbanLogiq for the Vancouver Economic Commission. You can read it here. VANCOUVER, BC – New Ventures BC last night awarded Vancouver-based UrbanLogiq with the $10,000 City Innovation Prize sponsored by the Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) as part of the BCIC-New Ventures Competition. Our company uses the power of city data, which is usually

Every day, over a billion people drive from point A to point B. That transit of a billion people, generates a considerable amount data. What’s more, traffic data collection can give us deeper knowledge of how people use roads and it is increasingly becoming an integral part of building smart cities. Learning where those millions of cars, trucks, mopeds, and

UrbanLogiq (formerly CommunityLogiq) has been invited to attend and speak at this years Smart Cities Innovation Accelerator. Taking place at Harvard between January 19 - 21, the summit brings together cities, government agencies and smart city industry experts. Organized by The Innovator's Forum: "The 2017 Smart Cities Innovation Accelerator at Harvard will help city strategic urban planners, chief innovation officers, technology officers, and

GIS technology has been is use by government for decades. However, as previously discussed, major changes in technology have made this technology accessible to city departments of all sizes.  This opens up more possibilities for city departments to apply location intelligence and geospatial analytics on a much wider scale. What does this mean in practice? McKinsey's report, "Transforming cities through GIS technology" cites several

Data analytics, machine learning, internet of things and big data. These are common buzzwords that can be found everywhere when discussing smart city technology use.  What do they mean practically? Here are 4 specific examples of how technology is making cities and governments smarter: 1. Multi-Modal Transportation A smart city is one that will reduce vehicle traffic and allow people and goods