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 »
UTTRI associated faculty Professor Paul Hess will be the featured presenter on May 25 at a U of T in Your Neighbourhood alumni event. The session, scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto, includes refreshments and a Q & A. Registration (free) for New Street Design in Toronto – A… Read more »
Transformative and automated technologies affecting transportation systems are the focus of UTTRI’s iCity Centre for Automated and Transformative Transportation Systems (iCity-CATTS).
Co-authored by Eric Miller, Judy Farvolden, Sara Diamond and Mark Fox, “Urban Informatics for Sustainable Growth” is about the iCity research platform and its programs. It was published in the Ontario Planning Journal, May/June 2017 issue, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 20-21. The article is available online beginning at page 20. More information about iCity is… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Further to his recent UT-ITE seminar, Saidal Akbari has provided a link to a published paper on his seminar topic of the same name. Saidal Akbari & Khandker Nurul Habib (2015) An econometric investigation on the relationship between modal accessibility and the home–work spatial configuration of two-commuter households, Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, 11:10, 897-917, DOI: 10.1080/23249935.2015.1073405. Saidal… Read more »
UTTRI’s Dr. Marianne Hatzopoulou is featured in a unique Canada150 celebration of women’s achievements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
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.