16 May 2023
Considering Immigration and Transit Planning in Prairie Cities
Abigail McLaren

In this blog post, recent Masters in Planning graduate Abigail McLaren from the University of Manitoba discusses the importance of immigration in transit planning in… Read More

9 May 2023
Transportation Equity? Not without understanding the politics of decision making  
Samantha Leger

The recent controversy over 15-minute cities suggests that tackling the politics of transportation is key for reaching equity. In this post, Waterloo University PhD candidate… Read More

19 Apr 2023
Improving transportation infrastructure for the aging population
Victoria Ramirez

Victoria is a graduate student in the Department of Geography at McGill University in Montreal, she studies older adults’ mobility. Improvements in technology and health… Read More

3 Apr 2023
TTC service cuts and transit equity: reflections on a recent report
Tess Peterman

Tess Peterman is a graduate student with the TransForm Lab at Toronto Metropolitan University. On March 26th, 2023, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) implemented Phase… Read More

7 Mar 2023
Learning how to ride the bus with BEST
Matthew Palm

The Easy Riders project is a program operated by Better Environmentally Sound Transportation (BEST), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing environmental justice in British Columbia. Read More

27 Feb 2023
From ‘who’ and ‘what’ to ‘why’ and ‘how’: Why we need to reframe the concepts of ‘marginalized’ or ‘vulnerable’ population’
Paromita Nakshi

Paromita Nakshi is a graduate student in Planning at the University of Toronto who researches transportation and social exclusion. The domain of transportation needs a… Read More

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9 Feb 2023
How are the replacement buses doing on Queen and King streetcar lines?
Paromita Nakshi

Paromita Nakshi is a graduate student in Planning at the University of Toronto who researches transportation and social exclusion. Motivation The motivation of this blog… Read More

24 Jan 2023
Differences by Community Size: Reflections on the Survey of Local Elected Officials
Abigail McLaren

Mobilizing Justice’s Theme 3 recently completed a survey of elected officials on transportation equity. In this blog post, University of Manitoba graduate student… Read More

6 Jan 2023
Designing the first national survey on transportation equity in Canada

Hello, my name is Hedieh Keshavarz and I work as a member of the National Survey group within the Mobilizing Justice Partnership. I am… Read More

19 Dec 2022
Walking as a social activity in a post-pandemic world
Samantha Leger

Introduction: the potential of streets as socially resilient public spaces? During the years of the pandemic, many “normal” expectations of the way we lived were… Read More

Blogs | Maps & Data
7 Dec 2022
The Average Price of Single-family Detached Homes in Different Communities along the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit
Robert Nutifafa Arku

Introduction There has been a boom in light rail transit (LRT) construction across North American cities in the past few decades. Such transit infrastructure investments… Read More

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30 Nov 2022
How choosing a model may change transit investment plans
Elnaz Yousefzadeh Barri

Elnaz Yousefzadeh Barri et. el. (2022) analyzed building an accurate model of travel behaviour based on individuals’ characteristics and built environment attributes. They mainly… Read More