Cutting Edge Developments in Transportation Planning, Policy and Engineering for Large and Smaller Municipalities
October 16 - 17, 2018 · Toronto
Keynote Luncheon Address
The Honourable John Yakabuski, Minister of Transportation, Province of Ontario
Keynote Address: Practical Steps for Using Big Data and Technology to Make Truly Smarter Cities
Stephen Buckley, Leader, Northeast Planning, Environment and Traffic Practice
WSP; Former General Manager, Transportation, City of Philadelphia; Former General Manager, Transportation, City of Toronto
How and Why Columbus, Ohio Won the First U.S. Smart City Award - Successful Use of Resources to Date
Michael Stevens, Chief Innovation Officer, Smart Columbus Program
Featuring These Industry Experts and Many More!
Additional Speakers Include:
Paul Jankowski, Transportation Service Commissioner, York Region
Joani Gerber, Chief Executive Officer, Stratford Economic Enterprise Development Corporation
Paul Pentikainen, MCIP, RPP Senior Policy Planner, Town of Innisfil
Bern Grush, Co-Founder, Harmonize Mobility
Brett Chang, Sr. Public Policy Associate, Uber
Bruce Zvaniga, Director of Transportation and Public Works, Halifax Regional Municipality
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Get Key Insight and Advice from Experts That You Can Implement in Your Strategic Transportation Planning
Learn how big data and data-driven decision-making help fight gridlock, improve safety, environment, parking, active transportation and public transit
Get tips on where to begin to develop your big-data strategy and work plan
Understand the benefits of partnering with the private sector
Examine intelligent transportation system (ITS) solutions for connected, proximate, mobile or autonomous cars
Learn how cities are using vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technology
Investigate travel options that are an alternative to single-occupant cars
Get strategies for linking transportation options to provide multi-modal transportation packages to better connect residents and
Examine how cities large and small are implementing active transportation including age-friendly solutions
Explore what must be done to safeguard citizen privacy and cyber security
Hear how transportation has been used for inclusivity and as a lifeline for vulnerable population
The rewards of creating a data-driven transportation system that makes optimal use of technology are tremendous - improved safety, reduced gridlock and smog, easier parking, improved public transit and, in the final analysis, more liveable cities.
From placing sensors and nodes in asphalt and on lights to control traffic signals, to partnering with private companies, to establishing Vehicle2V and V2Infrastructure connectivity, to assisting vulnerable citizens and deploying autonomous vehicles, the possibilities for improved mobility are endless and astonishing - and the time for planning and development is now!
There are, however, significant challenges along the way in operationalizing big data and determining the right technology. You've got to know what citizens want and how to capture data from multiple sources and extract meaningful, accurate insights in real time. You've got to know what other municipalities, large and small, are doing to advance their transportation systems to the next level including providing multiple travel options as an alternative to cars, planning and dedicating resources to active transportation, protecting data and privacy with cyber security; visualizing the future of transit and more.
INFONEX's two-day program on Smart Transportation for Intelligent Cities will be the ideal forum for discussing and sharing ideas with others as you move forward. A faculty of experienced transportation experts will share insights derived from their own journeys and share with you what they have learned about improving the quality of life for citizens through improved transportation.
Attendees will learn how cities of different sizes and stages of development are moving forward, how data analytics and technology are being used to improve urban transportation, what has worked and what might work in your own organization. From progress in the City of Toronto, to innovation and success in smaller municipalities like Innisfil and Stratford, to the best thinking on the future of municipal transit, active transportation, integrated mobility plans and automated vehicles, this is an opportunity to learn from others and develop best possible plans for your own municipality.
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