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Maximal Accessibility Network Design in the Public Sector

Authors: Aboolian, R., Berman, O. and Vedat Verter Publication: Transportation Science Abstract: 

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Published on : 01 May 2015

Social equity in urban transportation planning

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.

Published on : 07 Jan 2015

Which Mode of Travel Provides the Happiest Commute?

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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Published on : 12 Sep 2014

Showers available for bike commuters

To encourage more active commuting among McGill staff Published on June 15, 2014 | McGill Reporter by: McGill Reporter

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Published on : 20 Jun 2014

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

Recommendations to be released in April in response to criticism of Milton bike gates. Published on April 1, 2014 | McGill Tribuneby 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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Published on : 03 Apr 2014