Posts Categorized: Air quality

Can automation promote low carbon transportation?

New research on anticipated impacts of automated transportation “Automated, electric, or both? Investigating the effects of transportation and technology scenarios on metropolitan greenhouse gas emissions” was published  in Sustainable Cities and Society (Volume 40, July 2018, Pages 524-533). Authors are An Wang, Christos Stogios,Yijun…

MASc Candidate Chris Stogios wins “Best Poster” at HCAAO Symposium

MASc Candidate Chris Stogios presented his thesis research and won “Best Poster” for “Determining the Effects of Automated Vehicle Driving Behaviour on Vehicle Emissions and Traffic Performance” at the Hellenic Canadian Academic Association (HCAAO) Symposium. Chris noted that his was the…

ICT4S Chair Steve Easterbrook: Climate change solutions

How do we solve the global problem of climate change? With technology, says U of T expert Steve Easterbrook, a professor of computer science at the University of Toronto, has been collaborating with climate scientists for more than 10 years.…

Developing accurate ways to measure traffic-related air pollution

Laura Minet was the lead author on a recent journal article that compares and analyzes traffic-related air pollution data collected in Toronto in two different ways: (1) using mobile collection (on bicycles) and (2) using stationary monitors (sidewalk locations). Traffic-related…

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