Posts Categorized: Research

Rebecca Nelson reports on the transfer experience for transit users

The transfer experience has room for improvement, according to researcher Rebecca Nelson, who recently completed a study for  Metrolinx entitled Intermodal Connectivity at Gateway Hubs. Nelson’s recommendations to make transfers easier, faster, and more pleasant for users include: improved wayfinding, including…

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…

UTTRI research draws councillor attention

UTTRI’s research activities, in particular the new Centre for Automated and Transformative Transportation Systems (CATTS) projects, attracted the attention of Toronto City Councillor Jaye Robinson (Ward 25, Don Valley West). On Friday, October 27, Robinson met here with CATTS Principal Investigator…

Transportation Research Day: Advances in Modelling Methods

November 25, 2013 Galbraith Building, Rm 202 Join us for UTTRI’s inaugural day-long symposium Advances in Modelling Methods, organized by Professor Khandker Nurul Habib, on Monday, November 25th, 2013 at the University of Toronto. Your participation will contribute to a…

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