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Canada should base infrastructure spree on standardized statistics, experts say

June 10, 2016

Toronto Star | June. 9, 2016

Toronto experts have advice for the Trudeau government on how to aim an unprecedented $125 billion over 10 years on infrastructure. U of T-based Patricia McCarney led a wildly successful effort, now involving 260 cities, to standardize urban data and introduce an international measuring system so cities can be accurately rated and compared on everything from transit to housing to emergency response times and air quality. Read more.