The iCity-Centre for Automated and Transformative Transportation Systems (iCity-CATTS) welcomed two of its public sector partners, the City of Toronto and York Region, to a partners’ progress meeting on March 4, 2020 at University of Toronto.
Eight speakers shared five presentations with the partners:
- Professor Marianne Hatzopoulou – Project 5, Implications of Automated Vehicles on Urban Sustainability
- Professor Khandker Nurul Habib – Project 1, Understanding Impact of Transformation on Travel Demand and Travel Behavior
- PhD candidate Lina Elmorshedy and senior research associate Dr. Islam Kamel, working under the supervision of Professor Baher Abdulhai – Project 2, Traffic and Control and Management with Vehicle Automation and Connectivity in the 21st Century
- Professor Amer Shalaby with PhD student Alaa Itani and PhD candidate Zahra Ansarilari – Project 3, Transit in the Era of Automated and Transformative Technologies: Opportunities and Research Needs
- Professor Matthew Roorda – Project 4, Implications of Automation on Parking, Curb Space, and Urban Goods Delivery
Professor Baher Abdulhai, Director of iCity-CATTS, welcomed guests, moderated Q & A and gave concluding remarks.
iCity-CATTS is a multi-disciplinary, multi-sector research centre established in 2017 to analyze and quantify transformation within transportation systems in this era of advanced technologies and automation.
It brings together researchers, practitioners, and governments to create analytical tools to test and assess transportation options to achieve the goals of both the transportation industry and government interests in operating and regulating cities.