Life's Traffic Jam
Can we design think our way out of a traffic jam? It’s time to get practical with Jen Leonard as she talks Drake, mass transit, analogous thinking, traffic jams and forks in the road. Design thinking is an open adventure, with no maps or signs but a practice that allows for a multitude of different specialists from different disciplines to creatively solve problems.
The New City is Coming
Traffic is messy. But not to fear, the new city is coming. Peter Stoyko talks the liveable city, traffic cultures, innovations and challenges from cities around the world and how we can incorporate them to solve our traffic & mobility issues.
Rosa Parks made civil rights history on a public transportation system. Justice and equity are not abstract concepts and we keep struggling to get things right – even in traffic and transit. Expert in global sub/urban futures, professor Dr. Roger Keil, and big-picture planner Sean Hertel, talk about Toronto’s systemic segregation, the difference between equality and equity, transit equity, the Metrolinx $50 billion dollar plan to counteract structural inequities as well as tools and methods to bring about equity.
Finding Joy in Pubic Transit
How do we bring joy in getting from A to B? Dr. Matti Siemiatycki talks about why things are they way they are in regards to traffic and transit but he also talks about how to change them. So far they have been an efficiency project, but a shift towards creating an enjoyable public transit experience will distrupt the old way of looking at transit problems.