Posts Categorized: News

UTTRI needs 2 interviewers this summer

Job posting: Interviewers sought for a research project at the University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute. Description: The Institute is looking to hire 2 interviewers. Short term contract would begin June 12 (flexible) and end by September 3 (also flexible). Our goal is to carry out between 300 and 450 household surveys during this time…. Read more »

The Future of Smart Cities – Workshop in India

UTTRI Director Eric Miller, Program Director Judy Farvolden, and associates Mark Fox, Enid Slack and David Wolfe are in Navi Mumbai, India this week. Together with other presenters from University of Toronto, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) and Tata Trusts, they are giving a two-day workshop May 18-19, 2017 for senior urban administrators focusing on future directions of Smart Cities…. Read more »

Short Courses in Public Transit Planning and ITS, Public Transit Modelling offered August 23-25

The University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute, in  collaboration with the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, is offering two back-to-back courses designed to provide participants with knowledge of key concepts and best practices related to public transit service planning and technology. The first course, SCS 3378 Public Transit Planning & ITS (August 23-24, 2017),… Read more »

Eric Miller leads National Science Foundation workshop on travel demand modeling methods at UC Berkeley

UTTRI Director, Professor Eric Miller travelled to California to present a workshop aimed at leading researchers from different disciplines and at different stages in their careers. The purpose? To fundamentally rethink the field of travel demand modeling and propose approaches on how research should be directed, conducted, funded, and evaluated. “Travel Demand Modeling Methods, The Next… Read more »

Student-Industry Mixer

UTTRI News, April 4, 2017 Where are the best opportunities for work after studies in transportation engineering? How can students’ technical and research skills be used to maximum advantage in industry projects? Questions like these continue to inspire an annual evening of conversation and connection between transportation planning and engineering students and industry representatives.  The 2017 Student-Industry Mixer… Read more »

Prof. Baher Abdulhai to speak at Road Pricing Leadership Summit

UTTRI’s Professor Baher Abdulhai will speak about GTHA Dynamic Road Pricing Research at the Road Pricing Leadership Summit presented by Transport Futures in Toronto on May 12. Other speakers will include: Steve Hogan, Mayor, City of Aurora (Denver) Jim Madaffer, Commissioner, California Transportation Commission Geoff Meggs, Councillor, City of Vancouver, BC Michael Harris, MPP and Transportation… Read more »

UTTRI’s Paul Hess – New TCAT Publication

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Paul Hess is co-author of a new report recently made available by the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation, Active Transportation Planning Beyond the Greenbelt: The Outer Ring of the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region.