Posts By: Dept. of Civil + Mineral Engineering

How self-driving cars could shrink parking lots

New U of T Engineering research shows that adoption of self-driving cars — also known as autonomous vehicles (AVs) — could significantly reduce the amount of valuable urban space dedicated to parking. “In a parking lot full of AVs, you…

Factors Affecting Safety Performance of Construction Workers

  Factors Affecting Safety Performance of Construction Workers Introduction Safety is a critical issue in the construction industry. Although it has been broadly researched from many perspectives, continuous improvement in safety performance is now facing challenges. A safety plateau or…

Agent Based Microsimulation of Freight Transport and Firm Behaviour

The objectives of this research are to (a) Develop the conceptual and computational architecture for an agent-based microsimulation framework for goods movement and firm behaviour, and (b) Formulate and estimate a set of behavioural models for goods movement and firm behaviour. The…

Centre for Urban Freight Analysis

The Centre for Urban Freight Analysis is a multi-purpose facility for the advancement of freight research. The Centre consists of the following new physical infrastructure: A dedicated space in the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Centre & Testbed at the University…

Kathleen Wynne visits U of T Engineering to talk diversity in STEM

On Tuesday, February 13, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visited U of T Engineering to speak with students about challenges and opportunities facing students today and the importance of diversity in the STEM disciplines. The Premier began her visit at the…
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