POSTPONEMENT NOTICE FROM ORGANIZERS: Over this past week there have been increasing cancellations of classes at educational institutions and large crowd meetings, as well as restrictions on travel due to concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19). We have decided it is the responsible decision to postpone our April 30th Ontario Road Safety Forum. Once the situation returns to normal, we will inform you of the new date. Once this date is confirmed, if you have already registered please let us know if…Find out more »
By invitation only. March 25 – Message from iCity Urban Informatics Research Day organizers The health, safety and well-being of our community members is very important to us. Please note that while planning for the iCity Urban Informatics Research Day continues, the current pandemic conditions may require moving to an online format. We are actively monitoring the situation and will advise of changes as soon as we are able. Updates will be posted here on our website and via Twitter @UofTTRI.Find out more »
Technological advances and research on methodologies have dramatically increased the availability and quality of automated data that can be used to develop applications that enhance the planning and operations of public transportation systems. Automated Data Systems include: Advanced Fare Collection (AFC), Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL), Automatic Passenger Counting (APC), GTFS-RT, on-board video surveillance, but also new sources of passive data obtained from mobile devices, social media and other Internet of Things (IoT) sensors. A series of workshops have been held in recent years to explore both methodological challenges and potential applications, including: Gifu, Japan (2014), Boston, United States (2016), Santiago, Chile (2017), Brisbane, Australia (2018), and Paris, France (2019) .
The next Symposium will be held August 11-13, 2020 in Toronto, Canada, and we are planning to place more emphasis on applications, and substantially broaden the discussion between practitioners and researchers interested in the use of public transportation automated data.Find out more »
March 20 - Message from Public Transit Short Course organizers The health, safety and well-being of our community members is very important to us. Please note that while planning for the Public Transit Short Courses continues, the current pandemic conditions may require cancellation, postponement or moving to an online course format. We are actively monitoring the situation and will advise of changes as soon as we are able. At this moment, we plan to go ahead. Future updates will be…Find out more »