Authors: Aboolian, R., Berman, O. and Vedat Verter
Publication: Transportation Science
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.
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.
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.
To encourage more active commuting among McGill staff
Published on June 15, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by: McGill Reporter
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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