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22 Mar

Urban Transportation Policy Challenges for the GTA and Beyond

March 6, 2018 | By |

Join us for a panel discussion among GTA transportation policymakers and transportation economists.

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The Toronto region’s rapid population and economic growth presents serious transportation policy challenges. The panel will discuss the future of regional transportation policy and how we can manage continued expected regional growth. Specific topics of discussion will include the SmartTrack and Regional Express Rail initiatives, other options for improving the area’s public transit service and infrastructure, road congestion pricing, and the challenges of regulating ride sharing services. A public question and answer session will follow the panel discussion.

Join us for a panel discussion with:

Becca Nagorsky, Director, Rapid Transit Project Planning, Metrolinx

Iain Dobson, Co-Founder Strategical Regional Research Alliance (SRRA), and former member of the Metrolinx Board of Directors

Drew Fagan, Senior Fellow, University of Toronto, and former Ontario Deputy Minister of Infrastructure

Gilles Duranton, Dean’s Chair in Real Estate Professor, Wharton School of Management, University of Pennsylvania

Erik Verhoef, Professor of Spatial Economics, Free University Amsterdam, and Co-Editor in Chief: Economics of Transportation

Alex Anas, Professor of Economics, State University of New York at Buffalo, and Developer of Regional Economy, Land Use and Transportation Model

When:

Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Where:

Charbonnel Lounge, Elmsley Hall, 81 St. Mary Street, Toronto, ON

Get Tickets

Registration is required (seating is limited and available on a first come first serve basis).