18 Apr 2024
Moving towards cycling equity in Toronto: infrastructures, social contexts, and spatial difference
Thomas van Laake

Thomas van Laake, doctoral researcher at the University of Manchester Introduction In recent years, equity and justice have become central issues in bicycle planning and… Read More

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30 Jan 2024
Mobilizing for transportation workers: First steps towards a more just vehicle-for-hire industry in Toronto
Thorben Wieditz

by Thorben Wieditz, Director of Metstrat Digital platforms are reshaping how we work, live, and get around. The rise of the… Read More

29 Jan 2024
New Interactive Map and Updated Catalogue of Community Initiatives Addressing Transport Poverty Provides Valuable Repository of Local Knowledge for Mobilizing Justice Researchers and Partners
Nancy Smith Lea

Nancy Smith Lea is the Community Co-Lead of the Mobilizing Justice Transportation Modes Thematic Working Group and a Senior Advisor at The Centre for Active… Read More

26 Sep 2023
Are We Moving Towards More Equitable Bike Sharing? Applying a Socio-Spatial Lens to Public Bike Share Access in the City of Vancouver
Christine Yanagawa

In this blog post, Christine Yanagawa, PhD student from Simon Fraser University, shares findings from a socio-spatial analysis on access to public bike share in… Read More

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25 Aug 2023
Lived Experiences of Transport Poverty in a Montreal Suburb: A Case Study of Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu
Rosalie Joly Simard

Rosalie is a master’s student studying Urban Planning at McGill University. Her work focuses on public transit and transportation equity. In this blog, she investigates… Read More

17 Aug 2023
Evaluating transport poverty and the risk of social exclusion in Canada
Maria Laura Guerrero

There is no precise definition of transport poverty, not in academic circles nor public administration, but in general terms, it is understood as the inability… Read More

12 Jun 2023
My Public Transit Experience in Ghana and Canada
Robert Nutifafa Arku

Robert Arku is a PhD student in Geography at the University of Toronto. His work focuses on the impact of transportation on housing affordability and… Read More

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