PhD candidate Beyhan Farhadi discusses Ontario plan for mandatory e-learning courses

Mandatory online courses for high school students ‘a terrible idea,’ expert says. PhD student Beyhan Farhadi was interviewed this week on CBC Metro Morning, discussing the Ontario Government’s new initiative to make it mandatory for Ontario secondary school students to take 4 e-learning courses to graduate. (CBC News)

Professor Anna Kramer on how gender and public transport connect

Good public transit is a feminist issue (TTC Riders)

Professor Matthew Adams discusses his urban air pollution research

“I look at how different aspects of urban mobility change our exposure to air pollution.” (UTM News)

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. Alexandra Flynn provides insight on the potential for Indigenous treaties to lead to reconciliation

Let Indigenous treaties — not the duty to consult — lead us to reconciliation (National Post)

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

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

Toward a City Without Barriers: Prof. Ron Buliung describes how his daughter Asha’s life with a wheelchair profoundly changed him – and his research

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

Anna Kramer discusses Canada’s future – Maximum Canada: How big is enough on CBC: Ideas

Matti Siemiatycki comments on the Canadian Government’s decision to purchase the Kinder Morgan pipeline – The Guardian