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Roundtable on Mobility and Climate Justice: Finding Connections

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Workshop objectives

  • Bring together Mobility Network faculty in the social science, climate science and engineering  to strive toward a shared understanding of the intersections between transportation equity and climate change.
  • Identify policy relevant research questions.
  • Share information discussed at the workshop with communities via an accessible communications product.


10:10 - 10:20 - Introductions

10:20 - 11:00 - Brief presentations by Professors Marianne Hatzopoulou, Steven Farber, and Shoshanna Saxe, and Dr. Ignacio Tiznado Aitken.

11:00 - 12:00 - Roundtable discussions will touch on four cross-cutting themes:

  • Need for speed versus long-term transitions
  • Policies at cross-purposes
  • Scale and context
  • Community alliances

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - Workshop ends


This workshop is restricted to University of Toronto faculty. If you are interested in attending, please email with the subject line "Equity & Climate Change Workshop" before January 18.

This event is presented in partnership

Mobility Network presents this workshop in partnership with Mobilizing JusticePositive Zero Transport Futures and the UTSC Suburban Mobilities Research Cluster.

About the Finding Connections workshop series

Finding Connections workshops bring together researchers from across the University of Toronto addressing the seven overarching mobility research areas we call Knowledge Clusters:

  • Urban Equality & Inclusion
  • Climate Change & Health
  • Mobility Technologies & Services
  • Freight & Urban Goods Movement
  • Land Use Planning & Economy
  • Behavioural Analysis & Modelling
  • Governance, Policy Analysis & Managing Change

(See our website home page for descriptions of Knowledge Clusters).

Additional workshops will be announced. All University of Toronto faculty are welcome to attend.


For more information please email us at with the subject line "Finding Connections."

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