Cities by Design: The Future of Urban Mobility

When and Where

Thursday, June 27, 2019 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
BA2139
Bahen
40 St George Street

Speakers

Prof. Nate Baum-Snow, Associate Professor of Economic Analysis and Poli
Prof. Jonathan Hall, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy

Description

Part of the Urban Challenge Project Seminars

“Are Highways Good for Cities?” – Prof. Nate Baum-Snow

Baum-Snow will first discuss evidence from his research on the impacts of US and Chinese urban highway construction on the location choices of households and firms in cities. He will then discuss components of the welfare consequences associated with these new highways.

"How is Uber affecting public transit?" – Prof. Jonathan Hall

Hall will start with a short summary of evidence on how Uber and Lyft are affecting public transit and then present two early stage projects designed to address the question from different approaches.

This series is held in partnership with: 

UTTRI - U of T Transportation Research Institute