Bad Math

Regional Trip Planner& and other map apps

As early adopters of web mapping technologies, our mapping apps have been recognised for national awards, have been exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art (NYC), and have enabled communities to map their resources.

Regional Trip Planner

With our trip planner software, cities, regional municipalities and regional tourism organizations can promote and support their local businesses, attractions and heritage. Tourists will find hidden gems, make custom itineraries, get directions and carry your information in their pocket without the need to install a custom app.

The first version of our software was selected by the Canadian federal government for a GTEC award for "Exceptional Leadership and Innovation in the Delivery of Services".

Now the product that won the County of Peterborough this honour is available in a 2.0 version for your region.

See it in action at Kawarthas Northumberland. >

The Beer Hunter

For a bit of fun, way back in 2005, we wrote a web app that would answer one simple question: Where is the nearest open beer store? This simple idea in the form of one of the earliest Google Maps mashups struck a nerve, took on a life of its own and ended up being selected for exhibit in Design and the Elastic Mind which opened in 2008 at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC.

In their words:

“Design and the Elastic Mind is a survey of the latest developments in the field. It focuses on designers’ ability to grasp momentous changes in technology, science, and social mores, changes that will demand or reflect major adjustments in human behavior, and convert them into objects and systems that people understand and use.”

(Cheers to that!)

Managing Community Assets

Small communities often have specialized mapping needs. Bad Math creates software that helps communities manage assets, track correspondence and map those assets without the need for expensive GIS systems. (Often done in partnership with our good friends at PlanLab.)

Promotional Maps

Plant a virtual daffodil in memory of a loved one, represent a chain of people reaching across the country to promote the Olympics or map some historical places in your region. All of these are better represented on a map, and we’ve made a lot of them.

Other Things We’ve Done

Historic Films
Digital Archive
Web Apps
& Content Tools
& Consulting
Kiosks & Interactive Exhibits