Posts Tagged: School of Cities

Fox leads new Urban Data Centre

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Mark S. Fox will head the new Urban Data Centre (UDC) at the School of Cities. The centre aims to enhance the design, planning and operations of cities by expanding the opportunities presented by data, and…

Karen Chapple named director of U of T’s School of Cities

Urban planning and data science academic Karen Chapple has been named the new director of the School of Cities at the University of Toronto, where she will continue to amplify the school’s successes in helping cities and regions grow sustainably as they face…

Widener: Connecting urban food retail to supply chains

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Michael J. Widener presented “Connecting Urban Food Retail to Supply Chains” on October 19, 2020 for the School of Cities seminar series “Building Resilience in Food and Health Supply Chain.” A welcome and introduction was provided…

Mischa Young on the true cost of ridesharing

Dr. Mischa Young presented “The true cost of sharing: A detour penalty analysis between UberPool and UberX trips in Toronto” as part of the School of Cities Urban Leadership Fellowship and Academy Virtual Research Festival, Session 3, on September 25.…

Coronavirus and the City: Mobility

This is the third piece in the series Coronavirus and the City: One Question, an initiative of the School of Cities at the University of Toronto. Each week, we ask urban leaders representing academia, government, industry, community, and civil society for their responses to a…

Future of Urban Mobility seminar with Hall, Baum-Snow

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Jonathan Hall and Rotman’s Professor Nate Baum-Snow spoke at the June 27 seminar in the Cities By Design: The Future of Urban Mobility series, part of the Urban Challenge Project Seminars presented by the School of Cities…

Sharing perspectives for a shared vision

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Amer Shalaby and UTTRI Executive Director Dr. Judy Farvolden teamed up May 31 for the second seminar in the Cities By Design: The Future of Urban Mobility series, part of the Urban Challenge Project Seminars presented by…

Call for speakers on future of urban mobility

Call for Speakers: The Future of Urban Mobility Seminar Series The Mobility Cluster of the School of Cities invites speakers to present their perspectives on the future of urban mobility.  Interested speakers are asked to email Professor Steven Farber. Available dates are July…

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