Monday, October 3, 2011

@SunPosition Tweet Highlights - Sept 2011

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#416 BR community? RT @cyburbia_forums: Article about downtown Toronto condo boom on commercial development http://bit.ly/oPFSpB 29 Sep

In 2002 I pitched idea for park outlining shadows of twin towers at time of #911 attack. Disappointed, no takers. @Sept11Memorial 29 Sep

NZ farmers not allowed to move stock on roads between half hour after sunset and half hour before sunrise. http://bit.ly/mQ1f3N 28 Sep

A new building in Miami will have tinted glass that adjusts to changing sunlight and heat conditions. http://on.mash.to/n0rB3W 28 Sep

Solar "trees" in parking lots recharge cars while keeping them cool. http://on.mash.to/n0rB3W 28 Sep

4 High-Tech Projects Making Cities More Energy Efficient: Mashable Tech http://on.mash.to/n0rB3W 28 Sep

@CityNews How about comparing 416 residential property tax rates to those for the 905? 26 Sep

Police: No New Charges In Crossing Guard's Death. http://bit.ly/oegFaG 23 Sep

Your West Valley News: Fall sun causes dangerous glare. http://bit.ly/r8bfSf 23 Sep

If you're driving, walking or biking away from the sun, assume that cars turning left cannot see you. @trafficservices 22 Sep

It's that time of year again... Beware of #sunglare. Good advice here. http://bit.ly/mTR3rD @trafficservices 22 Sep

@ottawastart #Ottawa drivers, be prepared for #sunglare this week W/B 417 thru Richmond Rd after 6:00pm. 18 Sep

@TrafficServices #Toronto drivers, be prepared for #sunglare E/B and W/B Gardiner near Parkside this week, esp 8:05am and 6:15pm. 18 Sep

@TrafficServices Toronto drivers, sun glare most severe this week before 8:05am and after 6:15pm. #toronto #sunglare 18 Sep

Curved roofs provide passive cooling benefits, interesting read. http://bit.ly/n6uaBx 17 Sep

Shadow studies are NEW?? "...the project will be conducting a new type of study of Lawrence — a shadow study..." http://bit.ly/n4XGiL 16 Sep

Due to #sunglare, driver in fatal train crash didn't see railroad crossing gate or flashing lights. http://bit.ly/pHc9Ip 15 Sep

Seattle firefighter hit by car, sunglasses could likely have prevented the incident. http://bit.ly/nvndZa #sunglare #trafficsafety 7 Sep

Another left turn #sunglare crash. http://bit.ly/qGmzk7 #trafficsafety 7 Sep

It's that time of year... 2 early morning crashes “almost identical” as cars turn into sun’s glare, hit cyclists. http://bit.ly/oT9ijH 7 Sep

Left turn is one of most common situations. "Driver blinded by sun hits pedestrian." http://bit.ly/qFrCCi 7 Sep

"Sunlight blinded a Cedar Rapids driver Monday, causing her to hit a pedestrian." http://bit.ly/oSfTPx #sunglare 6 Sep

You've got to wonder... how can you not see a school bus? 'Pickup truck collides with school bus.' #sunglare http://bit.ly/qZBmNr 6 Sep

You've got to wonder... how can you not see a train coming? #sunglare http://bit.ly/nggy7O #trafficsafety 6 Sep

Sunglasses and visor may have prevented 3 car crash as driver possibly blinded by sun did not see stop sign. http://bit.ly/n1Uh4x 6 Sep

Tough to reconstruct this crash. "Sun blindness suspected in deadly glider crash" in BC. http://bit.ly/n6U6Mv 6 Sep

Great tips! RT @SafeDriver: The kids heading back to school tomorrow, here are some tips for ALL drivers; http://bit.ly/cniX0s 5 Sep

Anticipate #sunglare when rounding corners. "Palmdale toddler killed in traffic mishap." http://bit.ly/ruQLQb 5 Sep

RT @MADDOnline: In 2009 an average of 1 alcohol-impaired driving fatality happened every 48 minutes. http://deck.ly/~KEhuZ 3 Sep

Check out time-lapse video of our SunChips Solar Billboard in Oakland CA. http://bit.ly/djdu46 3 Sep

Fatal plane crash. Hits hydro line, top cable difficult to see flying into sun. #sunglare http://bit.ly/o3P1rF 3 Sep

#Toronto sunrise/sunset today 6:41am / 7:53pm... by end of month 7:14am / 7:01pm. 1 Sep

We have posted Sept sunrise/sunset tables for disaster areas #Port-au-Prince #Sendai #SlaveLake bit.ly/puJ3Fr 1 Sep

We have posted Sept sunrise/sunset tables for #Baghdad #Kabul #Kuwait City bit.ly/puJ3Fr 1 Sep

We have posted Sept sunrise/sunset tables for #Chicago #Denver #Houston #Miami #NYC #SanDiego #SanFrancisco http://bit.ly/puJ3Fr 1 Sep

We have posted Sept sunrise/sunset tables for #Barrie #Halifax #Ottawa #Toronto #Vancouver #Winnipeg http://bit.ly/puJ3Fr 1 Sep

It's that time of year. Collisions due to #sunglare appear to be up, esp on east-west roads. @trafficservices 1 Sep

Person in wheelchair struck by car. Looks like car driving into #sunglare, wheelchair crossing in shadow. http://bit.ly/qno3Wn 1 Sep

Cheers, Ralph

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