Farvolden speaks on sustainable mobility in urban areas

UTTRI Executive Director, Dr. Judy Farvolden, took part in a panel discussion highlighting sustainable mobility in urban areas and how to achieve these strategies during the “Sustainable Mobility, Connected & Autonomous Driving and E-Mobility” conference on June 16, 2021. The…

Cargo e-bikes get green light from City of Toronto

On June 8, 2021, Toronto City Council approved a plan to update City of Toronto bylaws to allow for the continued use of cargo e-bikes that support businesses in meeting unprecedented demand for local deliveries while also making way for…

Shang Zhang wins CTRF paper award

Congratulations to Shang Zhang, whose paper, “Potential Crowd-Shipper Commute Pattern in the Toronto Area: Analysis from a Household Travel Survey,” co-authored with UTTRI associated faculty Professor Matthew Roorda, won the first runner-up award in the Conference Paper Competition at the…

StudentMoveTO 2.0 project results in published paper

Analyses of results from the StudentMoveTO 2.0 survey of 2019 are now published in a paper co-authored by the project’s Principal Investigator, Professor Raktim Mitra of Ryerson University. StudentMoveTO is a collaborative partnership of ten universities and colleges (including University…

Siemiatycki, Saxe on transit investment

An opinion piece by UTTRI associated faculty Professors Matti Siemiatycki and Shoshanna Saxe on making the most of transit project funding was published in the Toronto Star, May 21, 2021. Siemiatycki and Saxe applaud the recent “record investments in new public transit…

MacLean, Posen & Milovanoff on EVs

UTTRI faculty associates Professors Heather MacLean, I. Daniel Posen, and postdoctoral researcher Dr. Alexandre Milovanoff share their research on life cycle GHG emissions from electric vehicles (EVs) versus traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. EVs are being embraced by some…

Greyhound Canada closure presents opportunities: Siemiatycki

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Matti Siemiatycki comments in “Transit providers say Greyhound’s pullout could present expansion opportunities” discussing the future of inter-city transit in Canada following the closure of Greyhound Canada. According to the article, Megabus plans to add Toronto-Kingston-Ottawa…

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