UTTRI Faculty Snapshot: Associate Professor Shauna Brail

Shauna Brail on St. George Street

Shauna Brail on St. George Street, University of Toronto

What aspects of transportation does your research address?
My research looks at the impact of ride-hailing on cities. In the first stage, I examined the role of government and processes of developing regulation as ride-hailing came to be accepted across Canada, particularly in Toronto.  Currently, my focus is on the global economic geography of ride-hailing Read more

Upcoming Events

Aug
21
Wed
8:00 am Two Short Courses on Public Tran... @ University of Toronto, Galbraith Building, Room GB202
Two Short Courses on Public Tran... @ University of Toronto, Galbraith Building, Room GB202
Aug 21 @ 8:00 am – Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm
The University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute offers 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, Public Transit... Read more »
Aug
30
Fri
11:00 am Logit-based accessibility measur... @ Sandford Fleming Building, ITS Lab and Testbed, Room SF3103
Logit-based accessibility measur... @ Sandford Fleming Building, ITS Lab and Testbed, Room SF3103
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Logit-based accessibility measures: A destination-mode choice model for morning-peak commuting in the GTHA - Yang (Luna) Xi @ Sandford Fleming Building, ITS Lab and Testbed, Room SF3103
Join us for Yang (Luna) Xi’s MASc thesis presentation, “Logit-based accessibility measures: A destination-mode choice model for morning-peak commuting in the GTHA.” All are welcome. Abstract Accessibility has been a popular indicator for measuring system performance... Read more »
Sep
4
Wed
11:00 am Use of satellite data for the as... @ Mining Building, 5th floor, Room LMB500, University of Toronto
Use of satellite data for the as... @ Mining Building, 5th floor, Room LMB500, University of Toronto
Sep 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Use of satellite data for the assessment of critical infrastructure - Giorgia Giardina @ Mining Building, 5th floor, Room LMB500, University of Toronto
This event is free, but seating is limited. Register here to attend. Abstract: Ageing of infrastructure assets, their vulnerability to anthropogenic and natural hazards and the risks induced by the interaction between new underground infrastructure... Read more »
Sep
18
Wed
1:00 pm Ultrafine particle emissions fro... @ To be confirmed, U of T St. George Campus
Ultrafine particle emissions fro... @ To be confirmed, U of T St. George Campus
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ultrafine particle emissions from transportation: A workshop @ To be confirmed, U of T St. George Campus
Pollution Probe and the University of Toronto’s Transportation and Air Quality Research Group (TRAQ) present a workshop to showcase findings from researchers at the nexus of transportation and human health on the issue of ultrafine particles... Read more »