Sunday, August 7, 2011

@SunPosition Tweet Highlights - July 2011

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Red light, wrong move, grim result http://bit.ly/mXnQRI 29 Jul

Driver claims he didn't see dump truck due to #sunglare. Trucker killed. http://bit.ly/rojyxE 28 Jul

RT @Urban_Toronto - Don Schmitt of Diamond + Schmitt Architects talks about Minto's The AvenDale http://bit.ly/qGVuyz 28 Jul

Even reflected #sunglare causes crashes. http://t.co/9uFcomb 27 Jul

It's the law. RT @DriveWiseSafety Important to move over for emerg vehicles when lights & sirens active bit.ly/oGwE6L 27 Jul

RT @mrhighwaysafety - "@Safe_Roads: Driver distracted by cell phone killed pedestrian. http://t.co/NNOkYpO" 27 Jul

RT @BuzzBuzzHome - KABLAM!! Looks like Cityzen will be launching Phase 3 of Pier 27 "soon"! http://ow.ly/5OEXC 27 Jul

#UV radiation peak times and pointers to keep in mind. http://t.co/zUcxCKK 27 Jul

If you ask me, anti-collision technology promotes distracted driving. http://t.co/Lisppcu 26 Jul

RT @maddie273 Maddie Caroll - @SunPosition Thank you. Please RT Won't Start Texting http://t.co/26T0Zvp 19 Jul

@maddie273 Great video. @SunPosition Hope u like like my new music video about distracted driving - Won't Start Texting bit.ly/rc79bz 19 Jul

And that's at high noon! RT @BuzzBuzzHome: "Mile High" tower shadow 11.9 km in #Toronto http://ow.ly/5EB6k 14 Jul

Be extra careful on #Toronto roads. #Sunglare brighter than normal due to lack of humidity and haze. 14 Jul

@BuzzBuzzHome - Within 1 hr of sunrise/set, mile high tower shadows in TO would be 5.7 to 7.4 miles long. 6.3 to 8.9 for Van. 14 Jul

@BuzzBuzzHome - Mile High Tower shadows for Vancouver at solar noon are 2554' on Jun 21, 6014' on Sep 21 and 16940' on Dec 21. 14 Jul

@BuzzBuzzHome - Mile High Tower shadows for TO at solar noon are 1944' on Jun 21, 4936' on Sep 21 and 12492' on Dec 21. 14 Jul

@BuzzBuzzHome - Easily several miles long mid-morning and afternoon. 13 Jul

@BuzzBuzzHome - At solar noon, about 5268' on Dec 21, 2005' on Sep 21, and 179' on Jun 21 - longer at other times of day. 13 Jul

Wow, that's equiv to about 528 storeys, or ten 53 sty towers stacked. RT @BuzzBuzzHome Mile-High Tower! http://t.co/nv9Pe1J 13 Jul

Holy cow, it's shadow will reach the next time zone. RT @BuzzBuzzHome: $28.5 Billion, Mile-High Tower http://ow.ly/5DNA4 13 Jul

Nice if GPS enabled phones could block calls and texts above a certain speed, like zero. 13 Jul

Pedestrian killed in St. Laurent http://t.co/jD4FKw4 13 Jul

@HamiltonPolice - Great distracted driving video by #Ottawa #Police http://t.co/qioACgm 12 Jul

@ottawasuncom - #Ottawa drivers, expect low blinding sun this week straight ahead e/b on main streets +/-5:35 am 12 Jul

@TrafficServices - Expect blinding sun this week straight ahead e/b on main #Toronto streets +/-7:15 to 7:25 am 12 Jul

@TrafficServices - Tips for cyclists - wear helmet, obey law, be seen, be aware, wear ID http://t.co/l5EdW0X 12 Jul

16 Year Old Boy Charged as Adult in Fatal Crash http://t.co/LQvgoiO 12 Jul

Let's hope so > Canada condo boom may avoid crash http://t.co/t1466uQ 12 Jul

@TrafficServices - Not surprised if sun played role in crash on Gardiner. http://t.co/O1wFVJY 12 Jul

@RayLaHood - Great distracted driving video by #Ottawa #Police http://t.co/qioACgm 11 Jul

RT @ottawastart - Photo: Sunrise over the Parliament Buildings http://goo.gl/fb/qPJBl 6 Jul

Try consultants? http://t.co/6HuAlJU Shading restrictions exceed staff capabilities so City puts hold on energy ordinance 6 Jul

WOW, scary!! http://t.co/nOalzJE Health Hazards of Wind Turbines 6 Jul

RT @Urban_Toronto - Aura at College Park condos set to impact the skyline http://bit.ly/qlpXRC 6 Jul

RT @Urban_Toronto - The Beverly Hills coming to Richmond Hill - massive new project http://bit.ly/myPTtq 4 Jul

RT @Torontolgy - It did get a little emotional when I passed this during my run last weekend.: http://t.co/EKDSfJV Air India Flight 182 Memorial Sundial 4 Jul

@TrafficServices Great distracted driving video by #Ottawa #Police http://t.co/qioACgm 4 Jul

@SunPosition Tweet Highlights - June 2011

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Peak UV time for #Toronto this long weekend is about 1:22 pm. Happy Canada Day!! 30 Jun

RT @CBCAlerts - Cdn house prices may fall 25% by 2014 http://bit.ly/iVHcUY > Let's hope they're wrong. 29 Jun

RT @FNE2 - Driving to Distraction: Texting, Apps and Tech on the Rise in Cars http://t.co/F6yTiRI cc 28 Jun

@BrianPersaud - It was unveiled Earth Day '08, when Governator fired up Frito Lay's solar powered plant in Modesto CA. 28 Jun

@BrianPersaud - Small world!! Can't believe you stumbled upon it. Thanks for posting the solar billboard video. 28 Jun

@BrianPersaud - Pretty cool - Watch Solar Billboard on Vimeo! http://t.co/I0iUvF8 I designed that billboard in 2008, fun project. 28 Jun

RT @BrianPersaud - Pretty cool - Watch Solar Billboard on Vimeo! http://t.co/g5vS7kJ 28 Jun

#sunglare: Uninsured Motorist hit Cyclist because Sun was in his Eyes: http://t.co/DicaDZ1 28 Jun

#sunglare: Trucker piles into cars waiting at red light http://t.co/xMurUwf 28 Jun

Enjoy the latest sunset of the year in #Toronto today (9:03 pm). http://t.co/dv4Hola 27 Jun

Daily peak UV times are listed in the Solar Noon column of our sunrise/sunset tables at http://t.co/NXTZV4e 27 Jun

RT @philblackmore - This day in 1985 – A terrorist bomb aboard #AirIndia #flight182 off the coast of Ireland kills all 329 onboard. 23 Jun

Can't believe it's been 4 yrs since #PMHarper unveiled sundial I designed for #AirIndia memorial in #Toronto. http://t.co/subG3XD 23 Jun

RT @BrianPersaud - Common NIMBY objections - http://t.co/UoQNfUe > Shadow impact near top of list. Keeps us busy tho. 22 Jun

Sun blamed for fatal head-on crash http://t.co/X3pruG2 > Elderly affected more by #sunglare and don't recover as quickly. 22 Jun

I was in #Fairbanks late May '09. Great place. Eerily light outside at midnight. Midnight Sun Game tonight http://t.co/uw5LTFZ 21 Jun

It's 1:16 pm EDT... it's summer!! 21 Jun

Start of summer, 1:16 pm EDT today. In #Newcastle, sun reaches daily peak also at 1:16. This is highest you'll ever see it. 21 Jun

Start of summer, 1:16 pm EDT today. Sun reaches its daily peak in #Toronto at 1:19, so it's about the highest you'll ever see it. 21 Jun

Check out the sun today... this is as high in the sky as it gets. 21 Jun

Longest day of year might be Jun 21, but latest sunset in #Vancouver is on Jun 25 (9:22 pm). 18 Jun

Longest day of year might be Jun 21, but latest sunset in #Ottawa is on Jun 26 (8:55 pm). 18 Jun

Fixating on centreline in #sunglare = not watching for peds and cyclists http://t.co/d4aG2Cc 18 Jun

Low sun can be dealt with safely. Driver 'blinded by sun' before fatal crash http://t.co/Z5Y79ZN 18 Jun

Longest day of year might be Jun 21, but latest sunset in #Toronto is on Jun 27 (9:03 pm). 17 Jun

RT @pffox Patrick Fox - Did land use laws and planning controls help cause financial crisis? http://t.co/BlxUZvR 16 Jun

Nice project by Graziani & Corazza Architects RT @BuzzBuzzHome Rain Condos rendering finally revealed goo.gl/67nkZ 16 Jun

RT @BuzzBuzzHome - BREAKING: Rain Condos rendering finally revealed http://t.co/7BvWf8F 16 Jun

RT @sustaincities Sustainable Cities - Toronto Residents Demand Physically Separated Bike Lanes http://goo.gl/fb/7EGA7 15 Jun

Copley Place looks skyward: http://t.co/wbfPvs5 16 Jun

Sun glare could be factor. Multi-car crash shuts down road in Lorain County http://t.co/1bGieKy 15 Jun

U.K. 'Zero Emissions' Housing Development Misses Target, but Satisfies Most Residents http://nyti.ms/iUYBEC 3 Jun

RT @SusanLegge susan legge - Van city council may allow taller condos at 7 sites thruout downtown Vancouver so amenities can be added, daycare, commercial components etc 3 Jun

RT @ottawastart - Your architecture lesson for today: http://urbsite.blogspot.com/2011/05/close-call-seltzer-building.html 2 Jun

Gonna look nice!! RT Urbanation Demolition keeps moving on at Five Condos: http://alturl.com/nam5t 2 Jun

#Vancouver sunrise/sunset times June 2011. http://bit.ly/lgoOYW 1 Jun

#Toronto sunrise/sunset times June 2011. http://bit.ly/fF07Rr 1 Jun

#Ottawa sunrise/sunset times June 2011. http://bit.ly/gFlCSN 1 Jun

We just posted June 2011 sunrise/sunset tables for major Canadian and US cities. http://bit.ly/hKSt7d 1 Jun

Man killed in motorcycle crash, may have been blinded by sun, lost his bearings. http://bit.ly/kOnnB4 1 Jun

Miami’s dynamic future http://bit.ly/jqXVP6 1 Jun

@SunPosition Tweet Highlights - May 2011

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Bees don't need GPS, use sun position to find way home http://bit.ly/mM1ZFa 27 May

Historic Preservation Commission suggests developer to conduct shadow study http://bit.ly/ifW17j 27 May

RT @TrafficServices Tim Burrows - Here is the @OACPOfficial handbook (pdf) for the Drive Safe ! RIDE launch. Good info, great tips. http://bit.ly/kGFb14 24 May

RT @anthonyflint Anthony Flint - Angle debut: Reform zoning to stop sprawl http://bo.st/jpdxSJ 24 May

Peak UV time this long weekend in #Toronto is about 1:14 pm. 20 May

@TrafficServices - Not only drivers affected by sun glare. Pedestrian killed, did not see oncoming traffic. http://n24.cm/l1Tn0S 20 May

Thankfully some already do. RT @trafficservices RT @OACPOfficial: employers called to ban handheld device usage while driving on business 19 May

Sun Glare Factors In Fatal Interstate Crash http://on.msnbc.com/iUeTzE 19 May

Peak UV time this long weekend in #Vancouver is about 1:09 pm. Let's hope for sun! 19 May

Peak UV time this long weekend in #Winnipeg is about 1:25 pm. Let's hope for sun! 19 May

@ottawastart - Peak UV time this long weekend in #Ottawa is about 12:59 pm. Let's hope for sun! 19 May

Peak UV time this long weekend in #Halifax is about 1:11 pm. Let's hope for sun! 19 May

Peak UV time this long weekend in #Toronto is about 1:14 pm. Let's hope for sun! 19 May

We have posted Slave Lake times of sunrise/sunset and hours of daylight availability. http://bit.ly/mRTQh2 18 May

Here are Slave Lake times of sunrise/sunset. http://bit.ly/mRTQh2 17 May

RT @GlotmanSimpson - Canada to become world's 5th largest construction market – http://bit.ly/m3WRiH 17 May

Didn't really 'see' person standing in front of my desk until I hung up phone - good thing I wasn't driving! 17 May

RT @JMPDriving - Road Safety - What is Inattentional Blindness? http://bit.ly/lc0wVu 17 May

RT @BuzzBuzzHome - The AvenDale by Minto... getting a TONNE of action on BuzzBuzzHome today. Check it, here: http://ow.ly/4W3nz 16 May

Sun shadow problems at Rogers Centre? Hitters struggle as sun casts shadow over batters’ box http://bit.ly/lMh25G 15 May

It's motorcycle season. Drivers, watch for bikers esp. when turning while driving into sun. 15 May

Classic case of driver not seeing motorcycle, driving into sun and turning in front of bike. http://bit.ly/l6rblE 15 May

Comet Hits Sun: NASA Captures Stunning Event (VIDEO) http://huff.to/ivF6iZ 13 May

Ugghh! With 7 day forecast of cloud and rain, at least sun glare won't be a problem for drivers. 13 May

Peds be aware, with sunglare drivers might not C U. 2 students struck walking to school http://bit.ly/lVL4Is 12 May

Bright sun, dirty windshield, bad mix. Keep windshield clean. RT @AmberTraffic: ...the sun is shining ...gotta love it! 11 May

RT @BuzzBuzzHome - Awesome condo! http://ow.ly/4S439 "DNA 3" condo. 11 May

Dirty windshield and bright sun, deadly combo http://bit.ly/lMKuoi 11 May

Crashes caused by sun glare often involve a turning movement or a bend in the road. 9 May

Solar panels track the sun for greater efficiency http://bit.ly/m3X4jp 6 May

RT @pffox Patrick Fox - NIMBY Wars – Building as-of-right is an old-fashioned misnomer http://ow.ly/15Shtz 5 May

RT @BuzzBuzzHome - Richard Witt of @rawdesignTO on Toronto's Tall Buildings Report http://bit.ly/lWRze0 5 May

New Guidelines: High Rise Panel To Finally Screen 60 Stalled Projects In Mumbai http://bit.ly/lwo1Xz 5 May

Sunglasses and visors block good light as well as bad. > Biker’s visor led to crash death http://bit.ly/iA7ZVY 4 May

#Vancouver reaches 15 hrs per day of sunlight by May 9, #Ottawa has to wait until May 18, #Toronto May 24. 3 May

78 min extra sun/day in #Vancouver by end May, rise 39 min earlier, set 39 min later. See daily times at http://bit.ly/lgoOYW 3 May

1 hour extra sun/day in #Ottawa by end May, rise 1/2 hr earlier, set 1/2 hr later. See daily times at http://bit.ly/gFlCSN 3 May

1 hour extra sun/day in #Toronto by end May, rise 1/2 hr earlier, set 1/2 hr later. See daily times at http://bit.ly/fF07Rr 3 May

Glare from the sun causes fatal car crash http://bit.ly/kS0mtr 2 May

Sunrise/sunset tables for May 2011 have been posted for #Toronto, #Ottawa and other major Cdn and US cities. http://bit.ly/hKSt7d 2 May