Amer Shalaby honoured for Excellence in Innovation
Congratulations to UTTRI associated faculty Professor Amer Shalaby who was awarded the 2019 ThinkTransit Award of Excellence in Innovation. He was honoured at the ThinkTransit Technology Conference in Tampa, Florida, April 14-17, 2019.
The Award of Excellence in Innovation recognizes groundbreaking, unique or farsighted approaches to how people use public transit. University of Toronto professor Amer Shalaby was named this year’s winner for his extensive research into transit planning and management solutions improving the performance and competitiveness of transit systems. His breakthroughs have helped transit authorities and communities in Canada and around the world create more effective and responsive transit services. Professor Shalaby notes that winning the award “shows that the work we do at the university is of value to the industry, is being appreciated by the industry and it just gives us more motivation to continue working hard to improve public transit services.” Trapeze Group is proud to be working closely with Professor Shalaby in solving transportation challenges.