UTTRI associated faculty Professor Steve Farber and PhD student Jeff Allen co-authored the report “The Ontario Line: Socioeconomic Distribution of Travel Time and Accessibility Benefits” for Metrolinx, which featured an article about it on their blog.
Metrolinx published “Ontario Line to benefit low-income Toronto neighbourhoods: U of T report” October 27 with the subheading “Study concludes new subway will be within a 10-minute walk for 242,000 people.” The article says that overall, “access to education and jobs via transit will improve for people living near Ontario Line.”
This is one of a series of articles by Metrolinx on the Ontario Line.
Read the paper
The Ontario Line: Socioeconomic Distribution of Travel Time and Accessibility Benefits by Dr. Steven Farber and Jeff Allen prepared for Metrolinx, August 29, 2019, 27 pages.
Planning for Transit Equity in the GTA Quantifying the Accessibility -Activity Participation Relationship for Low-Income Households, by Dr. Steven Farber and Jeff Allen prepared for Metrolinx, May 29, 2019, 69 pages.