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Mobility Network presents ‘The Way Forward: Adapting to changing travel behaviour in the post-COVID city’

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Our habits have changed. Most of us go to the office but not as often as we did before. Many of us have also changed the way we get there. Some of us took the opportunity to relocate when working from home became an option.  

In the net, how does this change our demand for travel?


Iain Dobson is Co-Founder of the Strategic Regional Research Alliance (SRRA). He has devoted the last 16 years of his career to policy innovation in infrastructure investment. He has served on the Board of Metrolinx, Transit Investment Strategy Advisory Panel, a member of the CivicAction Commercial Building Advisory Panel, and on the Expert Panel on the Sheppard Transit Corridor. From 2000, he developed a world class real estate data company and for 25 years prior to that was engaged in the commercial real estate development industry. Mr. Dobson has received numerous industry awards and has spoken at many of North Americas leading real estate associations, including NAIOP, SIOR, Canadian Land Economists, Real Estate Forums and has appeared on radio and TV programs such as Metro Morning and Cross Canada Check Up among others. Active in the community, he is currently a member on the advisory panel of LIGHTS, which is a unique program working in partnership with Community Living Toronto stimulate independent Living by those with intellectual challenges.

Khandker Nurul Habib is a civil engineering professor at the University of Toronto and a licensed Professional Engineer. His expertise is on strategic transportation planning, transportation data and modelling methodology.

Wendy L. Reuter, BA, MBA, is Head, Research & Analytics at Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).


Professor Eric J. Miller (BASc, MASc University of Toronto; PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology) has been a faculty member in the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto since 1983. He is currently Director of Mobility Network and Research Director of both the Data Management and Travel Modelling Groups. He is past-Chair of the US Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Travel Behavior and Values and the International Association for Travel Behaviour Research (IATBR). He is a Member Emeritus of the TRB Transportation Demand Forecasting Committee. Among other awards, he is the recipient of the inaugural University of British Columbia Margolese National Design for Living Award (2012), the 2018 IATBR Lifetime Achievement Award, and the 2020 UofT Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Safwat Zaky Research Leader Award.

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About The Way Forward

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Explore the many ways mobility affects our lives at The Way Forward, a panel discussion series. Join the conversation!

All sessions take place online on Tuesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and are free. Registration is required.

An introductory overview will be followed by short presentations, a moderated panel discussion, and audience Q & A. This event will be recorded and shared.

Interested in more The Way Forward sessions?

See the complete Spring 2023 schedule for The Way Forward.

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