On the Fast Track: Sustainable Transportation in Canada

The lecture outlined how a national strategy for sustainable transportation is being developed, with impacts that will reach every corner of our economy. It was an opportunity for members of the urban transportation, planning, design and development professions to consider a critical new agenda.

John Hartman, Transportation Association of Canada, reviewed national initiatives undertaken by TAC and others to consult with stakeholders and develop effective strategies.
Richard Gilbert, Centre for Sustainable Transportation, placed key issues in an international context, and outlined the priorities being addressed by the newly formed CST.
Wayne Kauk, Transport Canada, provided an overview of the federal government’s draft Sustainable Transportation Strategy, and discussed implications for urban areas.