Posts Tagged: cycling

Farber, Habib, Saxe on Canada’s first active transportation fund

The Government of Canada has announced $400 million for Canada’s first active transportation fund, and the development of Canada’s first National Active Transportation Strategy. UTTRI associated faculty Professors Steven Farber, Khandker Nurul Habib and Shoshanna Saxe comment on Canada’s first active transportation fund…

Optimizing to improve food delivery and bike lane network design: Liu

Dr. Sheng Liu, Assistant Professor of Operations Management and Statistics at the Rotman School of Management, presented “Data-Driven Approaches in Smart City Operations” on February 19, 2021. In this UT-ITE seminar, Liu discussed two projects around data-driven solutions for city…

Planning to reopen cities safely and securely: Florida

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Richard Florida recommends that cities plan now for a gradual return to business as usual, keeping in mind that COVID-19 may revisit in waves. In his Globe and Mail opinion piece April 2, 2020, “COVID-19 has…

Cities on the coronavirus front lines, says Brail

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Shauna Brail in her article “Cities lead the charge on the coronavirus front lines” (The Conversation, April 2, 2020) looks at how physical distancing is playing out in urban areas. On the subject of transportation Brail…

Straatemeier planning strategies for better user experience

Providing accessible transit systems is a major challenge for transportation planners nowadays. Thomas Straatemeier, a Dutch transport planner, was at University of Toronto to give a talk on strategies to improve accessibility in cities. His seminar ‘Transportation planning to support…

Imani, Miller, Saxe on cycling accessibility in Toronto

UTTRI postdoctoral fellow Ahmadreza Faghih Imani, Director Professor Eric Miller and associated faculty Professor Shoshanna Saxe co-authored “Cycle accessibility and level of traffic stress: A case study of Toronto” which was published in Journal of Transport Geography, Volume 80, October 2019. “In this paper, we continue…

Future of Urban Mobility with Imani, Kasraian, Minet

Two UTTRI postdoctoral fellows and a PhD candidate spoke July 11 at the Cities By Design: The Future of Urban Mobility series, part of the Urban Challenge Project Seminars presented by the School of Cities in partnership with UTTRI. Professor Steven Farber warmly…

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