Above: Mobility Network's director, Professor Eric Miller (centre) with Tecnológico de Monterrey visitors Professor Roberto Ponce López (left) and Dr. Gonzalo Peraza (right) at U of T workshop, March 22, 2023. (Photo: Pat Doherty).
Professor Roberto Ponce López and postdoctoral researcher Dr. Gonzalo Peraza of Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico arrived in Toronto on March 21, 2023 for a three-day visit to University of Toronto Mobility Network hosted by Director Professor Eric Miller.
During their visit they tapped into Mobility Network expertise to adapt the GTAModel to improve long-term transportation planning in Monterrey and AM.
Ponce López and Peraza participated in several Mobility Network events, including an infrastructure workshop led by Professor Shoshanna Saxe, and several training and technical sessions led by Mobility Network's Travel Modelling Group.
Topics included GTAModel, population synthesis, network modelling, and ILUTE (Integrated Land Use, Transportation, Environment).
The visitors also enjoyed a University of Toronto campus tour and several social events with faculty, researchers, and staff.