sustainability

Giuliano and panelists draw from research and practice for a comprehensive look at reducing freight emissions

The Distinguished Lecture Series of the University of Toronto Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering, the Smart Freight Centre, and UTTRI proudly hosted a virtual visit from Professor Genevieve Giuliano on May 5, 2021. Professor Giuliano is Margaret and John Ferraro Chair in Effective Local Government, and Director of the METRANS Transportation Center at USC …

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Dr. Miguel Jaller presents “Who shops online and how sustainable is the delivery process?” for Smart Freight Leadership Seminar Series

Dr. Miguel Jaller, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Sustainable Freight Research Center at the University of California, Davis, presented “Who shops online and how sustainable is the delivery process?” on February 12, 2021 for the Smart Freight Centre Leadership Seminar Series.  The presentation was followed by Q & A moderated by Smart Freight Centre …

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Region of Peel receives UN designation

The Region of Peel has been designated as one of the United Nation’s Regional Centres of Expertise (RCE), a global network that promotes sustainable development. There are 175 RCEs worldwide, and just six of them are in Canada. Peel is among four regions added to the RCE, by a committee of peers at a recent virtual …

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Smart Freight Centre launches new research collaborations on safer, cleaner and more efficient transport of goods in the GTHA

This story by Tyler Irving was originally posted on University of Toronto Engineering News, November 4, 2020. From take-out pizza to online shopping — which nearly doubled in Canada this year— the use of home delivery has greatly increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. But according to Professor Matt Roorda (CivMin), what happens between clicking “add …

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