Posts Tagged: Michael Widener

Workshop explores urban transportation-land use interaction

Guests actively contributed their expertise and opinions at a September 10 workshop led by UTTRI associated faculty Professor Chris Higgins in support of “An Integrated Approach to Transit System Evolution,” a research project supported by a Knowledge Synthesis Grant on…

Widener discusses barriers to accessing healthy foods

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Michael J. Widener, Canada Research Chair in Transportation and Health, talks about food environments and barriers that affect our access to healthy food in “Why food access is about more than location,” Canada’s National Observer, March…

Urban design impacts accessibility, say Buliung, Widener

“Transportation and grocery store distribution make Toronto inaccessible, U of T experts say,” features two UTTRI faculty associates, Professors Ron Buliung and Michael Widener who comment on accessibility in the GTA. The article was published November 15, 2020 by University…

Widener on transit and food access

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Michael Widener was interviewed about his research on the links between food insecurity, transit and urban planning and the “Preliminary Results from the Public Transit and COVID-19 Survey” report he coauthored with  Dr. Matthew Palm, Jeff…

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