U of T researchers win TRB Urban Freight Transportation Paper Award 

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Congratulations to University of Toronto authors Tufayel Chowdhury, James Vaughan, Marc Saleh, Kianoush Mousavi, Marianne Hatzopoulou, PhD, and Matthew J. Roorda, PhD, who received the Best Applied Research Paper Award for their paper “Modeling Impacts of Off-peak Delivery in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area” from the Transportation Research Board’s Standing Committee on Urban Freight Transportation (AT025).

The research was sponsored by The Atmospheric Fund, Region of Peel, City of Toronto and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

The paper award was presented at TRB in Washington, DC to Professor Matthew Roorda by the Standing Committee on Urban Freight Transportation’s Research Coordinator, Ivan Sanchez‐Diaz, and Chair, Bill Eisele, on January 10, 2022.

Three men wearing masks stand in front of projection of winning paper

Professor Matthew Roorda accepts the award at TRB, January 10, 2022. (L-R) Ivan Sanchez‐Diaz, Associate Professor, Chalmers University of Technology; Matthew Roorda, Professor, University of Toronto; Bill Eisele, Mobility Practice Leader and Senior Research Engineer, Texas A&M Transportation Institute. (Photo: Usman Ahmed)


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