our Projects

selected Projects

Bathurst Quay Neighborhood Air Quality Study

Research Objectives

Evaluation on the impacts of transportation-related emissions from Billy Bishop airport and nearby highway on air pollution in local communities

Partnerships

Academic partners: Prof. M. Hatzopoulou, Prof. G. Evans, Prof. J. Brook, Prof. J. Siegel, and Prof. A. Chan from the University of Toronto

Project partners: Bathurst Quay Neighborhood Association, City of Toronto, Toronto Public Health, Ports Toronto

Funding Sources

NSERC Alliance grant

Trainees

Emily Farrar

Bathurst Quay Neighbourhood Association (BQNA)

Air Quality and Health Impacts of Freight Trucks

Research Objectives

Investigation on the effects of diesel commercial vehicles on air quality and population health and the social benefits of greening freight movements

Partnerships

Academic partners: Prof. M. Hatzopoulou, Prof. M. Roorda, and Prof. D. Posen from the University of Toronto

Funding Sources

NSERC Discovery Accelerator grant

Trainees

Laura Minet

Health Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Research Objectives

Development of a framework of estimating the impacts of greenhouse gas reduction on population health in Quebec

Partnerships

Academic partners: Transportation and Air Quality Research Group (TRAQ) from the University of Toronto; Prof. A. Smargiassi from the University of Montreal

Project partners: Minist√®re de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC)

Funding Sources

MELCC

Trainees

Shayamila Gamage, Sara Torbatian, Arman Ganji, Jad Zalal, Shoma Yamanouchi, Liu Ying, etc.