Posts Tagged: emissions

Electric vehicles and our climate change goals: Milovanoff

PhD student Alex Milovanoff presented “Electrification of Light-Duty Vehicle Fleet Alone will not Meet Mitigation Targets” on October 30, 2020. Milovanoff began his presentation by saying that the best thing for climate change is biking or walking rather than electric…

Vehicle speed and driving habits affect emissions: Hatzopoulou

In an article posted by CBC News, UTTRI associated faculty Professor Marianne Hatzopoulou talks about how vehicle emissions are affected by speeds limits and by driving practices generally. In “How cutting speed limits could slow climate change,” Hatzopoulou states that…

Hatzopoulou: Cleaner vehicles can be a pathway to cleaner air

The evidence we’ve released today in our Clearing the Air report shows that cleaner vehicles can be a pathway to cleaner air, improved public health, and reduced climate change impacts. UTTRI associated faculty Professor Marianne Hatzopoulou co-authored “It’s Clean Air…

Better air quality during and post-pandemic: Jeff Brook, CANUE

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Jeff Brook believes that the improved air quality we’re experiencing during the pandemic can be part of our post-COVID reality. With COVID-19 the recognition of public health knowledge has perhaps never been greater. In a blog…

Seeing improvements in air quality is powerful, says Posen

UTTRI faculty associate Professor I.  Daniel Posen thinks that habit-changing pandemic protocols may lead to longer-term, environmentally friendly changes in behaviour. “Seeing is believing,” he says in an article by CBC Kids News, April 22, 2020. “For people to see…

Stogios’ MASc research forms basis of scientific paper

A new paper based on MASc thesis research by Christos Stogios at the University of Toronto has been published in Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Vol. 76, Nov. 2019, pp. 176-192. “Simulating impacts of automated driving behavior and traffic…

Transportation UFP emissions focus of workshop

Pollution Probe and the University of Toronto Transportation and Air Quality Research Group (TRAQ) presented “A workshop on Ultrafine Particle Emissions from Transportation” September 18, 2019 at the University of Toronto to showcase findings from researchers at the nexus of transportation and…

MASc Candidate Chris Stogios wins “Best Poster” at HCAAO Symposium

MASc Candidate Chris Stogios presented his thesis research and won “Best Poster” for “Determining the Effects of Automated Vehicle Driving Behaviour on Vehicle Emissions and Traffic Performance” at the Hellenic Canadian Academic Association (HCAAO) Symposium. Chris noted that his was the…

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