The Purolator Urban Quick Stop received the ITE Toronto Project of the Year Award 2023

The Purolator Urban Quick Stop pilot project received the 2023 ITE Toronto Project of the Year Award. On August 22, 2022, Purolator replaced delivery trucks on the University of Toronto (UofT) St. George campus and in neighbouring communities with e-cargo tricycles operating from a microhub. This pilot demonstrates the potential for e-cargo tricycle deliveries with potential expansion to other locations across...

Dr. Carlos Rivera-Gonzalez awarded the prestigious Lee Schipper Scholarship Award

Dr. Carlos Rivera-Gonzalez has been awarded the prestigious Lee Schipper Scholarship Award for transformative research proposals to challenge conventional wisdom awarded by Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) and the Urban Mobility program of the World Resources Institute (WRI) Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Dr. Rivera’s proposal titled “Transforming Urban Logistics: Demand-Centric Policy Impacts on Freight Efficient Land-Uses” will answer...

Carlos Rivera González named TrailBlazer in Engineering (TBE) fellow by Purdue University

Purdue University has named Carlos Rivera González, as the prestigious “TrailBlazer in Engineering (TBE) fellow.” Rivera González’s selection highlights Purdue’s commitment not only to academic excellence but also to fostering diversity and representation in the field of engineering. Rivera Gonzalez’s selection as the sole fellow from a Canadian institution underscores the global recognition of his groundbreaking contributions. Carlos Rivera González is a postdoctoral fellow...

CivMin PhD candidate Alia Galal wins Excellence Award in Canada Safest Employers Awards

Alia Galal, a PhD candidate under the supervision of Prof. Matt Roorda, has won an Excellence Award in the 2023 Canada Safest Employers Awards (CSEAs) Competition, organized by the Occupational Health and Safety Magazine.   Galal’s award falls under the Minerva Rising Star of the Year Award Category of the CSEAs, which is specifically dedicated to full-time post-secondary students from Canadian universities or colleges in undergraduate, graduate, or...

Iwan and Kijewska share details of knowledge-based city logistics – the challenge for the cities of today and future

Professors Stanisław Iwan and Kinga Kijewska will be presenting the webinar “Knowledge-based City Logistics – the Challenge for the Cities of Today and Future” on Monday, July 24th, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST. This webinar will be simultaneously screened to a live audience at the University of Toronto ITS Lab. Abstract: Urban areas face the challenge of making transport sustainable...