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Maximal Accessibility Network Design in the Public Sector

Fri, 2015-05-01 14:21

Authors: Aboolian, R., Berman, O. and Vedat Verter

Publication: Transportation Science

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4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015)

Mon, 2015-05-25 (All day) - Wed, 2015-05-27 (All day)
Hotel Omni Mont-Royal : 1050 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC , H3A 2R6
Price: See conference website

The Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) and ten of its member societies are organizing the 4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015), which will be held at the Hotel Omni Mont-Royal in Montreal.

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Social equity in urban transportation planning

Survey of North American cities suggests ways to spread infrastructure benefits across society
Wed, 2015-01-07 11:41

During the 20th century, urban transportation planning in North America was mainly concerned with easing traffic congestion, improving safety and saving time for motorists. These days, most cities’ transportation plans evoke a more complex blend of environmental, economic, and social-equity goals – all aimed at promoting “sustainability.” Yet, many fail to include meaningful measurements of social-equity objectives, such as helping disadvantaged neighborhoods access essential services, according to researchers at McGill University.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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Which Mode of Travel Provides the Happiest Commute?

Fri, 2014-09-12 14:12

The Atlantic: CityLab.com | Aug 20, 2014

Written by: Eric Jaffe

For most people, a satisfying commute is not necessarily a happy one—a not-so-unhappy one will do. Yes, it's true that the ideal commute not absolutely zero commute; many of us can use the time to decompress or get some thinking done. But it's also true that beyond a certain point—roughly 15 minutes one-way, on average—we just want our lives and sanity back.

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Showers available for bike commuters

Fri, 2014-06-20 01:12

To encourage more active commuting among McGill staff

Published on June 15, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: McGill Reporter

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Working group aims to redefine shared space for pedestrians and cyclists on campus

Thu, 2014-04-03 22:15

Recommendations to be released in April in response to criticism of Milton bike gates.

Published on April 1, 2014 | McGill Tribune
by Chelsea Ju

Cycling regulations on campus could undergo substantial changes following the work of McGill’s Cycling Working Group, which is scheduled for release in April.

The group was created in order to analyze issues regarding bicycles on campus, with the goal of devising a well-compromised accommodation for cyclists at the university.

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Transportation and Urban Sustainability

Thu, 2014-05-01 18:00 - 20:00
New Residence Hall : Salle du Parc, 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8
Price: Free

TRANSPORTATION AND URBAN SUSTAINABILITY
The Ghosts of Affordable Housing: Access and Health

Join us for this free talk given by Debbie Niemeier, Professor at University of California, Davis.

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HackTaVille (français)

Sat, 2012-09-08 09:00 - 17:00
University Centre : SSMU Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7

Des applications pour des villes intelligentes, en santé et durables.

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Source Site: /sustainability