Posts Tagged: cycling

Active Transportation Fund open for applications

On July 28, the Active Transportation Fund was launched by Infrastructure Canada. First announced in March, the national fund will invest $400 million over five years to help build new and expanded networks of pathways, bike lanes, trails and pedestrian…

Hess co-authors report linking cycling infrastructure to more cycling

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Paul M. Hess collaborated with Dr. Raktim Mitra of Ryerson University, and The Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) on the multi-year SSHRC-funded project “Urban Cycling Facilities and Travel Behaviour Change” featured in a recent BlogTO article. The…

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…

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