Posts Tagged: GTHA

COVID impacts on use of transit, ride-sourcing: Mashrur, Loa

On October 23, 2020, the UT-ITE seminar featured two University of Toronto PhD students working on “Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Travel Behaviour and Demand in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA)” under the supervision of Professor Khandker…

Impacts of COVID-19 on GTHA travel behaviour & demand

What are the impacts of COVID-19 on the travel demand and travel behaviour of residents of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA)? In May, UTTRI associated faculty Professor Khandker Nurul Habib initiated five new research projects to explore this…

Clearing the Air: Modelling the health benefits of electric cars

Electric vehicles are often touted as a means of mitigating climate change, but a new modelling study suggests that their public health benefits may be just as significant.  “Local air pollution within urban environments is highly detrimental to human health,” says…

Yousaf Shah on forecasting process for regional planning

Yousaf Shah of Hemson Consulting presented “Demand Forecasting for land use and transportation planning in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area” for the UT-ITE seminar series on November 9, 2018. Components of the forecasting process Yousaf presented the components of…

Under what conditions will consumers adopt and use AVs?

Professor Matthias Sweet of Ryerson presented “Autonomous Vehicles: Public Policy Considerations and Consumer Interest in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area,” based on joint paper with Kailey Laidlaw, for the UT-ITE Friday Seminar Series on November 10, 2017. In his presentation, Sweet…

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