Use infrastructure investment to stimulate city building, says Siemiatycki

“Beyond transit infrastructure, think city building,” says UTTRI associated faculty Professor Matti Siemiatycki in an opinion piece in The Hill Times. Siemiatycki is Canada Research Chair in Infrastructure Planning and Finance. He says that recent federal transit infrastructure funding commitments can…

Farber, Habib, Saxe on Canada’s first active transportation fund

The Government of Canada has announced $400 million for Canada’s first active transportation fund, and the development of Canada’s first National Active Transportation Strategy. UTTRI associated faculty Professors Steven Farber, Khandker Nurul Habib and Shoshanna Saxe comment on Canada’s first active transportation fund…

Abdulhai awarded 2021 Engineering Medal for Engineering Excellence by OPEA

Congratulations to UTTRI associated faculty Professor Baher Abdulhai, who has been awarded the 2021 Ontario Professional Engineers Awards (OPEA) Engineering Medal for Engineering Excellence. The Engineering Medal honours those PEO licence holders who have contributed substantially to advancing the engineering…

Widener discusses barriers to accessing healthy foods

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Michael J. Widener, Canada Research Chair in Transportation and Health, talks about food environments and barriers that affect our access to healthy food in “Why food access is about more than location,” Canada’s National Observer, March…

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