Halifax researchers developing disaster-planning tool that will work like video game

The Armdale traffic circle, located near the Northwest Arm, is seen in Halifax on Monday, March 20, 2017. The roundabout receives traffic in five directions and is one of the main entrance and exit points to the city. Researchers at Dalhousie

Halifax Traffic The Armdale traffic circle, located near the Northwest Arm, is seen in Halifax on Monday, March 20, 2017. The roundabout receives traffic in five directions and is one of the main entrance and exit points to the city. Researchers at …

Halifax could take 15 hours to evacuate in a disaster, Dal researchers find

It's not SimCity the Halifax version, but researchers at Dalhousie University are designing a video game of sorts that could help emergency planners better prepare for a mass evacuation of the city and possibly save lives. Ahsan Habib, one of the …

HALIFAX — A pair of researchers in Halifax are working on an elaborate, computerized disaster-planning simulator that will one day function like a multiplayer video game — the first version of which has already plotted what could happen if the port …

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