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Mobility Network presents ‘The Way Forward: Getting mobility to Net Zero’

April 12, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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In its 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan, the Federal Government pledges to make it easier for Canadians to switch to electric vehicles, promising millions for charging infrastructure, and incentive programs for purchasers of electric vehicles.

It refers to the benefits of hybrid and electric buses, major public transit projects, like the Ontario Line, and notes that active transportation is a zero-emission, healthy transportation alternative.

Will these pathways to decarbonizing transportation be a just transition to a sustainable, resilient urban future?


Matthew Adams is an assistant professor at the Department of Geography, Geomatics and Environment, UTM.

Matthew Hoffmann is a professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Toronto.

Shoshanna Saxe is an assistant professor at the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto, and Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Infrastructure.


Marianne Hatzopoulou is a professor at the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto, and Canada Research Chair in Transportation and Air Quality.

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Free. All are welcome. If any specific accommodations are needed, please contact mobilitynetwork@utoronto.ca as early as possible.

About The Way Forward

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Researchers from across U of T bring home the many ways mobility affects our lives in The Way Forward, a panel discussion series. Join the conversation!

All sessions take place on Tuesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. online and are free. Registration is required.

An introductory overview will be followed by short presentations, a moderated panel discussion, and audience Q & A. This event will be recorded and shared.

Interested in more The Way Forward sessions?

See the complete Spring 2022 schedule for The Way Forward.

About Mobility Network at the School of Cities

Transportation and mobility touch virtually all aspects of our lives. The Mobility Network is a multidisciplinary, collaborative, and diverse network of mobility researchers that connects the University of Toronto’s exceptional strengths in data sciences, engineering and social sciences to address the technological, social, environmental and health disruptions facing society globally. Through interdisciplinary basic and applied research, Mobility Network will identify pathways to more equitable and efficient urban mobility, provide the evidence and decision-support needed for effective and lasting societal change, and have profound implications for individual well-being, resilient, sustainable and just urban growth and prosperity, and, ultimately, our planet’s future.

Mobility Network is an Institutional Strategic Initiative of the University of Toronto.


April 12, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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