Planning student Karina Maynard featured in article on StudentMoveTo study to improve transportation for students

“Data on how students travel isn’t readily available,” says Maynard, who is a research assistant for the partnership.

“This data is incredibly important because students move in a very different way than any other subset of the population. They often travel off-peak, maybe coming to campus at noon and leaving at 8 p.m. Each day can be different.” 

Read more here. 

Professor Anna Kramer on how gender and public transport connect

Good public transit is a feminist issue (TTC Riders)

Research by Prof. Steven Farber and PhD student Jeff Allen shows one million urban Canadians suffer from ‘transport poverty’

Stranded without transit? U of T researchers say one million urban Canadians suffer from ‘transport poverty’ (U of T News)

Prof. Anna Kramer discusses immigration and Canada

Prof. Anna Kramer discusses the idea of ‘under-population’ in Canada. (CBC Radio)

Prof. Ron Buliung on how children in the Greater Toronto Area get to school

Fewer children walking to school Metrolinx report finds (Toronto Star)

Now Open: Applications for Admission to Geography & Planning Graduate Programs

The Department of Geography & Planning is now accepting applications for September 2019 admission to graduate programs. Please see the Graduate Geography and Graduate Planning pages for further details.

The deadline to apply for all programs is January 21, 2019.

Alexandra Flynn explains how community councils work – CBC Radio

Alexandra Flynn comments on the legal decision to strike down new legislation related to the size of Toronto’s city council – CTV

Alexandra Flynn – How would Ontario’s plan to change Toronto politics work? an Explainer- National Post

Kofi Hope – Bousfield Distinguished Visitor in Planning 2018-19