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Dr. Dimantha De Silva Guest Speaker

Dr. Dimantha De Silva is a senior lecturer in civil engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. This week he joined the lab and presented a talk on the “Use of Crowdsourced Travel Time Data in Traffic Engineering Application”. The talk was very interesting and engaging. Thank you to Dr. Dimantha De Silva for […]

Dr. Fatmi featured on CBC’s Day Break South

Dr. Fatmi was invited to talk on CBC’s Day Break South on October 3rd to discuss the Rail Trail Corridor Survey. Listen to their conversation here:

Dr. Fatmi CBC News Interview

Dr. Fatmi was recently featured in a TV Interview on CBC Evening News to discuss “The Role Transportation in Local Elections”. Check out the video here and a link to the article here:

October Social

All Kelowna-based members got together for a much deserved social. Dinner was served and everyone got to relax and discuss all things not research. Here are some great photos from the event. Check out the newly updated Members tab to view updated portraits of everyone.

Photos from TAC Edmonton

Dr. Fatmi and Bijoy did a terrific job at last weeks TAC conference in Edmonton. Bijoy presented and Dr. Fatmi chaired the session. Here are some photos from the conference. Great work everyone!

Launch of Impacts of Covid-19 on Daily Activity Survey (ICDAS)

Today marks the launch of the latest UiTR Survey. The Impacts of COVID-19 on Daily Activities Survey (ICDAS) is a research project, which is led by Dr. Mahmudur Fatmi. This study will collect information regarding individuals’ travel, including their daily/routine activities such as travel behaviour, use of technology, and socio-demographic characteristics after COVID-19 social distancing […]

Impacts of COVID-19 on Daily Activities Survey (ICDAS)

What is the survey about? The UiTR lab is conducting research on the Central Okanagan to analyze the differences in people’s daily activities before and after COVID-19, focusing on their transportation preferences and use of online services. Are there any incentives to the participants? Survey participants can enter a draw to win 1 of 10 […]

End of Okanagan Rail Trail Corridor Survey

The Okanagan Rail Trail Corridor survey has come to a close. Thank you to everyone who stopped by and participated in the survey, we are very thankful. Here are some more wonderful photos from the survey! Stay tuned for more survey’s in the near future.

Muntahith Orvin receives CTRF Scholarship

UiTR’s Muntahith Orvin recently was announced as one of the winners for the 2022-2023 Transport Canada Scholarship from the Canadian Transportation Research Forum (CTRF) for Graduate Study in Transportation. Everyone at UiTR is very proud of Muntahith for the hard work he has put in. Muntahith’s research focuses on developing advanced econometric and machine learning-based […]

TAC Edmonton

Dr. Fatmi and Bijoy will be heading to Edmonton this week to take part in the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) conference. Bijoy will be presenting and Dr. Fatmi will be chairing a session at the conference. Photos to come!