Siemiatycki: Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) insights for Unified Mobility™

Dr. Elliot Siemiatycki, Vice President of Innovation and Strategic Initiatives with RideShark, presented “Achieving Unified Mobility” on December 11, 2020. RideShark is a company that provides Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) by building custom-branded web and mobile applications for organizations like transit agencies,…

Urban-suburban shift presents opportunities, says Saxe

The movement of some residents from downtown may be a good thing for the City of Toronto, says UTTRI associated faculty Professor Shoshanna Saxe in a radio interview for CBC Metro Morning, January 19, 2021. Saxe holds a Canada research…

Brail comments on smart mobility’s fast changing landscape

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Shauna Brail comments in “Mobility tech offers cities enormous opportunities for helping residents get around – if they can avoid the quagmire,” The Toronto Star (Online), January 11, 2021. The article examines many aspects of smart…

Transportation-related COVID-19 online resources

UTTRI shares transportation-related pandemic resources available free online. We welcome your recommendations. Contact us at uttri@utoronto.ca with additional resource sites. American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Public Transit Response to Coronavirus or COVID-19 Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) has announced three new…

Siemiatycki: GTA can become Smart Cities leader

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Matti Siemiatycki comments in “Smart cities will be cleaner, accessible, even more democratic, proponents say. But governments adopting new tech must contend with risks, too,”  published in the Toronto Star, January 4, 2020. The article by…

COVID-19 changed travel behaviour in the GTHA, says Habib

In May 2020, UTTRI associated faculty Professor Khandker Nurul Habib initiated five new research projects to explore the the impacts of COVID-19 on the travel demand and travel behaviour of residents of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). He…

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