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Miller, Klumpenhouwer comment on GO train pilot

The Ontario government announced that Metrolinx will provide weekday GO train trips between London and Union Station in Toronto beginning October 18, 2021. The pilot project will include one trip leaving from London in the early morning, and one return trip…

Workshop explores urban transportation-land use interaction

Guests actively contributed their expertise and opinions at a September 10 workshop led by UTTRI associated faculty Professor Chris Higgins in support of “An Integrated Approach to Transit System Evolution,” a research project supported by a Knowledge Synthesis Grant on…

Alumni student competition spotlights transportation equity

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to shine a spotlight on inequities in our transportation systems. The U of T Transportation Alumni Committee once again chose a timely and relevant theme for their third annual student competition in 2021: “Addressing Transportation Equity…

Fox leads new Urban Data Centre

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Mark S. Fox will head the new Urban Data Centre (UDC) at the School of Cities. The centre aims to enhance the design, planning and operations of cities by expanding the opportunities presented by data, and…

The Road to Net Zero: Stepping toward decarbonization

An exciting new initiative on the path to decarbonization started taking shape with the “Road to Net Zero,” an exploratory workshop held on August 9. Organized as a broad opening discussion on researching, designing and testing real-world solutions to transport decarbonization,…

Abdulhai comments on GTA automated photo radar

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Baher Abdulhai comments in favour of automated GTA photo radar enforcement, with some allowances and properly timed traffic lights. Abdulhai is co-Director of the Centre for Automated and Transformative Transportation Systems (CATTS) and also heads the…

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