The Transport Action Ontario annual general meeting  and public meeting  will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Toronto Metro Hall,  55 John Street, Toronto, Room 303.

 

The  Annual General Meeting will be held at 10:00am.   All members are encouraged to attend to hear about the state of the organization and to elect officers and directors.   Nominations are open for the election of officers and directors.  They may be submitted to the Secretary, Bruce Budd at  brucefbudd@gmail.com.

 

Lunch will follow at Aroma Restaurant, 287 King St. W., 2nd floor.  12 noon – 1:30  p.m.  Members and guests invited. 

 

The afternoon public forum will occur from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m:

David Ticoll, Distinguished Research Fellow, Innovation Policy Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto will speak on:          
“HOW AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES WILL RESHAPE CANADA”  
The author claims that  self-driving cars are here today, and will transform the landscape before we know it. They will bring massive benefits to the environment, safety, congestion, land use and accessibility, while dramatically reducing costs. They will also bring many challenges. Is Canada ready?    Ticoll will provide an overview of the opportunities, issues and policy priorities.
David Ticoll’s Oct. 2015 discussion paper on AVs for the City of Toronto may be viewed on the Internet under the title: “Driving Changes: Automated Vehicles in Toronto.”
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