MUSE Symposium

May 28, 2015
Tomorrow is the big day! Come check out the great work being done by students in the Montreal Urban Sustainability Experience. Click here for details.
 

A Canada-Germany Summer Workshop: "Hands on sustainable urban mobility".

June 19, 2013

Really looking forward to presenting tomorrow at the "Hands-on sustainable urban mobility workshop" organized by Prof. Luis Miranda-Moreno (Civil Engineering). Great talk today from Partick Morency (M.D. PhD in public health) exploring the usefulness of safety and traffic calming at various scales: "hot-spots", neighbourhoods, or regions. He also touched on social justice issues related to traffic safety which I hope to expand on tomorrow. Also Peter Furth (Northeastern University) and Zak Pa...
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Urban Sustainability at McGill

April 29, 2013
I am very pleased to announce that I have just accepted a tenure-track faculty position in "Urban Sustainability" jointly appointed in the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Geography. I officially start on August 1st and might make the short move across campus before that!
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Walking and the Life of the City Symposium

September 28, 2012
I just noticed this great recap of an event I had the pleasure of taking part in back in June complete with photos and links to additional coverage.

Andrew Mondschein at the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management brought together a group of researchers to speak about a wide variety of issues related to urban walking. I talked about "socio-economics of walking". Dick Ettema from Utrecht University provided a fascinating  exploration of walking and "well-being", David King from Co...
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Pro Bike/Pro Walk next week in Long Beach

September 7, 2012
Really looking forward to presenting next week at Pro Walk/Pro Bike as part of an exciting session with Bob Schneider and Rebecca Sanders. We'll each be presenting recent research on the theme "New Research on Pedestrian and Bicycle Behavior: Perceptions, Attitudes, and Habits".

The session is described as:
In order to develop effective strategies to increase walking and bicycling, it is important to understand the underlying reasons why people choose these travel modes. This session will sum...
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