Posted on Monday, September 14, 2020 08:28 PM
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Posted on Monday, November 09, 2020 01:12 PM
How can Durham Region acquire accurate and fulsome data sets that represent all public land phone lines within Durham Region?
Host Department: CAO’s Office
Type of Collaboration: Upper year student group project or Research project
Anticipated Outcome: A complete, accurate and fulsome data set that represents all public land phone lines with Durham Region. The data is collated into a specific format and aligned with postal codes that coincide with individual nuclear sectors around each nuclear generating...
Posted on Monday, November 02, 2020 09:48 AM
Durham Region recently initiated the implementation of camera-based automated speed enforcement on Regional roads. The purpose of this exercise is to undertake a statistical analysis on the effectiveness of this safety countermeasure in terms of: speed reduction at enforced locations; speed reduction in the vicinity and adjacent roads; and speed reduction during off-enforcement periods. The analysis would also rely on research and literature review to forecast potential reductions in collisions...
Posted on Friday, October 30, 2020 10:31 AM
Durham Region maintains a 10-year forecast of road capital projects that provides timing and estimates of costs by various cost categories. The goal is to develop a modernized database tool that allows analytics on the datasets, flexibility in introducing changes to the program in a dynamic manner, and allow efficient reporting.
Host Department: Works
Type of Collaboration: Upper year student capstone project
Anticipated Outcome: A modernized database that accomplishes the Region’s goals for analytics,...
Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 07:27 AM
Child care is flexible when it meets the needs of parents who work non-standard or variable hours. How do we offer flexible child care in Durham Region and balance the needs of families with cost efficiency?
Host Department: Social Services
Type of Collaboration: Practicum/placement student or Research project
Anticipated Outcome: To have a model for flexible childcare that is ready to be pilot tested in September 2021.
Timeline: 8 months
Deliverables: Literature review/environmental...