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Workshop on Rail Analytics and Simulation Research at the University of Toronto Mobility Network

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The University of Toronto Mobility Network is a leader in rail-related research on the use of analytics and simulation tools to enhance planning and operations. This free half-day workshop will provide an overview of recent research. The event will be held virtually over Zoom. All are welcome. Registration is required. Feel free to share with your networks. blue "register" button graphic with right arrow

Program (subject to change)

09:00 Introduction to the Transit Analytics Lab (TAL) and Rail Analytics Research at the University of Toronto

  • Words of Welcome and Update on TAL Activities (Amer Shalaby)

09:20 Operations Analytics to Improve Rail Performance

  • Nexus: An Agent-Based Simulation Platform for Planning and Management of Multi-modal Transit Systems (Siva Srikukenthiran)
  • Nexus: Sample Use Cases (Amer Shalaby)
  • SPUR: Modular, Data-Driven Mesoscopic Simulator to analyze Stochastic Railway Networks (Peter Lai)
  • Using Delay Logs and Machine Learning to Support Passenger Railway Operations (Willem Klumpenhouwer)

10:40 Break

10:55 Other Rail-Related Research

  • Using Customer Facing Wi-Fi Data for the Analysis of Subway Service Performance and User Experience (Aidan Grenville)
  • Modelling Origin-Destination Demand in Toronto's Subway Network using Wi-Fi and AFC Data (Diego Da Silva)

11:40 A Discussion of Future Rail Research Needs

  • Comments and Thoughts (Kenny Ling)
  • Open Discussion

12:30 End of Workshop

------------- This workshop will be held via Zoom, and will be recorded and posted on the Transit Analytics Lab's YouTube channel. Registrants will receive join details in Eventbrite order confirmation and reminder messages. blue "register" button graphic with right arrow Learn more about the Transit Analytics Lab.


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