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Industry News Toronto Dr. Brendon Hemily Appointed as Member Emeritus of the Transportation Research Board

Dr. Brendon Hemily is the first Canadian involved in transit research to be appointed as a Member Emeritus of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Public Transportation Planning and Development (AP025).  

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Industry News INIT Modernizes Electronic-fare System in Portland-Vancouver Metro Area; Open Payments to Offer Regional Riders Options

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Industry News Laval STL Trying out New Smartphone Payment Method in Partnership with ACTOLL

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Industry News Red Deer Red Deer Transit rolls out 17 new natural gas-fuelled buses

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Family of four on a train

In Montreal, the average round trip by transit includes 2,500 steps, or 25% of recommended daily physical activity

Public Transit: Building Healthy Communities

Today, Canadian communities are facing 21st-century epidemics. Inactivity and obesity contribute to rising rates of chronic “lifestyle” illnesses such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Unsafe roads and driving habits lead to thousands of deaths and serious injuries each year.

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