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Making Transportation Networks Smarter: Bilal Farooq and LiTrans Lab
We’ve all been there: stuck in traffic when only blocks away, another route is flowing faster. We think, “I chose the wrong street (bus, train) again!” But it’s not your…Read More
Towards Equity and Inclusion in City’s Neglected Towers: Sara Edge
Ryerson research project studies North Etobicoke high-rise towers and quality of life for immigrant newcomers. Toronto’s downtown is booming, with cranes building glittering high-rise condo towers on practically every block.…Read More
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