Transportation Podium Research Day was an afternoon of presentations on an urban transportation theme, showcasing the breadth of research interests of UofT professors investigating issues of importance to policy and decision makers. See the Twitter Moment.
The event comprised eight talks on diverse topics including congestion pricing, travel demand modelling, environmental impact, social inclusion, asset management, parking and Smart Cities, as well as an opportunity to network. See detailed program below.
The audience included representatives from Autonomic, Brens North America, CIRRELT, Esri Canada, Ford, GM, HDR, IBI, Infonex, Keolis Grand River, Metrolinx, Mitacs, Parsons, Stantec, Steer, Synchpath, TELUS Insights, The Atmospheric Fund (TAF), Toole Design, TTC, and WSP, as well as civic, regional and provincial governments.
Transportation Podium Research Day was presented jointly with the University of Toronto School of Cities on Thursday, December 13, 2018.
1:00 Welcome – Judy Farvolden, Executive Director, UTTRI
1:10 Travel Demand Models, The Next Generation: Boldly Going Where No-One Has Gone Before – Eric J. Miller, Civil & Mineral Engineering and Director, UTTRI
1:30 Data-Driven Approaches to Predict Traffic-Related Air Pollution in Urban Areas – Marianne Hatzopoulou, Civil & Mineral Engineering
2:10 Data Analytics in Asset Management – Tamer El-Diraby, Civil & Mineral Engineering
2:30 Networking Break
3:40 The Eglinton Crosstown: Potential for Environmental Transformation – Shoshanna Saxe, Civil & Mineral Engineering
4:00 Autonomous Mobility and Energy Service Management in Future Smart Cities: An Overview – Alberto Leon-Garcia, Electrical & Computer Engineering
4:20 Discussion – Judy Farvolden, Executive Director, UTTRI