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Benchmarking, Planning, and Promoting Transit- Oriented Intensification in Rapid Transit Station Areas

Project Description For rapid transit to have a meaningful impact on shaping travel patterns in the Greater Golden Horseshoe region, new and existing rapid transit infrastructure projects must be integrated with land use planning to promote transit-oriented development (TOD). However, there cannot be a one-size-fits-all approach to TOD in the GGH. With more than 400 […]

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Electric Mobility – National Consumer Stated Preference Survey

Canadian Consumer Attitudes Towards Electric Vehicles PowerPoint Slide

Project Description OBJECTIVE “Develop a national set of consumer stated preference data for Canada to serve as input data for the quantification of determinants of EV vehicle purchases relative to other vehicle types”. DESCRIPTION The primary focus of this research is to develop an understanding of EV consumers in Canada and the variables that affect […]

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Social Costs and Benefits of Electric Mobility in Canada

Project Description Our Social Costs and Benefits of Electric Mobility in Canada is a five year research project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) through the Automotive Partnership of Canada (APC). The overall objective of this research is to develop a clear understanding of the wide range of costs […]

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Value Planning for New Highway Infrastructure in Ontario: Evidence and Extensions for Policy

Highway 401

Project Description MITL seeks to estimate the net land value impacts of highway infrastructure by isolating positive benefits of accessibility from negative effects of noise and pollution. Positive net benefits provide a rationale for land value capture to fund highway projects as part of a ‘value planning’ approach.This research is being carried out for the […]

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Metropolitan Traffic Congestion in Canada

Cars Driving On A Highway

Project Description This work is being carried out through a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grant. In the past, academic researchers have tended to focus on metropolitan traffic congestion issues relating to urban sprawl and urban form, the jobs-housing balance and commuting efficiency. These efforts have been weighted primarily to economic impacts and […]

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