Posts Tagged: public transit

Saxe discusses the future of the TTC

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Shoshanna Saxe was a panelist along with Shelley Carroll, Toronto City Councillor and TTC Commissioner, and Steve Munro, transit activist, on “What’s the Future of the TTC?” on The Agenda with Steve Paikin. The episode looks…

Siemiatycki, Saxe on transit investment

An opinion piece by UTTRI associated faculty Professors Matti Siemiatycki and Shoshanna Saxe on making the most of transit project funding was published in the Toronto Star, May 21, 2021. Siemiatycki and Saxe applaud the recent “record investments in new public transit…

Siemiatycki comments on Greyhound Canada closure

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Matti Siemiatycki talks to Global News about the Greyhound Canada closure: “Some of Canada’s most remote and impoverished communities are likely to be among those feeling the compounded effects wrought over the lack of accessible and…

Florida on the rise of complete communities

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Richard Florida says that the pandemic experience is changing perceptions about the separation of business and residential districts. “The idea of a 15-minute neighborhood, or what I like to call a complete community, is a community…

Use infrastructure investment to stimulate city building, says Siemiatycki

“Beyond transit infrastructure, think city building,” says UTTRI associated faculty Professor Matti Siemiatycki in an opinion piece in The Hill Times. Siemiatycki is Canada Research Chair in Infrastructure Planning and Finance. He says that recent federal transit infrastructure funding commitments can…

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