Knowledge Centre

Our Knowledge Centre holds all the reports, resources and case studies that we produce here at TCAT, and also features a list of useful active transportation resources produced by other organizations.

Complete Street Transformations at OPPI Conference

On Oct 5, 2016, TCAT Director Nancy Smith Lea presented at the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) Conference in Hamiltonto on the findings from TCAT’s book Complete Street Transformations in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region. The session was titled “Showcasing Innovative Projects Supported by the Places to Grow Implementation Fund” and showcased three projects that,… Read more »

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Complete Street Transformations at TAC Conference

On September 26, 2016 TCAT Director Nancy Smith Lea was invited to speak on a panel at the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) organized by TAC’s Sustainable Transportation Standing Committee titled “Complete Streets – Now Appearing Near You” at the TAC Annual Conference at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.  Nancy presented the findings from TCAT’s… Read more »

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Complete Streets Game at Maximum City

On July 12, 2016, TCAT Director Nancy Smith Lea was invited to give a presentation at the Maximum City summer program for high school students interested in urban design and architecture. Nancy provided an overview of Complete Streets and then took the students through a design charrette exercise using TCAT’s Complete Streets Game. Download the… Read more »

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Peel Community Based Active Transportation Pilot Project Report

Photo Credit: George Shepperdley In 2014-2015, the Regional Municipality of Peel retained TCAT, in partnership with Dr. Beth Savan and her research team at the Toronto Cycling Think & Do Tank at the University of Toronto and Culturelink, to create and implement a community-based pilot program to increase active transportation. As a result of the program, car… Read more »

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Community Engagement: Approaches to Participatory Design

On March 28, 2016, TCAT Director Nancy Smith Lea and Active Neighbourhoods Project Manager Car Martin gave a presentation titled “Community Engagement: Approaches to Participatory Design” at a Ryerson University Advanced Research Methods and Analysis graduate course. Following the presentation, Nancy & Car led 36 enthusiastic Ryerson graduate students through a design charrette exercise using… Read more »

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